Duncan ‘Dunk’ Murphy

Digital Creativity Support, UCD

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Dunk Murphy holds a Degree in Visual Communication from NCAD (B.Des) and a Masters in Music Technology from the University of Limerick (MA). His research examines relationships between algorithmic music and visual music focusing on digital performance interfaces and computational infrastructures.

Dunk has worked extensively composing music for theatre, film and art installation working on a disparate array of interdisciplinary projects in receipt of international acclaim including scoring Michael West’s ‘FRNKNST’ staged in Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Dunk has also worked for many years in media and advertising collaborating on award winning projects in both music and design with leading agencies in Ireland and abroad.

As an Educator, Dunk has taught music technology and digital multimedia in the University of Limerick and Pulse College Dublin drawing on his experience as a practicing artist. Dunk has been composing, producing, arranging and performing music on the international stage for over twenty years with a vast back catalogue of releases and live concerts to his credit while also curating the Countersunk record label for over ten years.