Affiliation: Toronto Metropolitan University / Beesting Labs
Dr. Norah Lorway is a composer, coder, live coder and AI researcher currently based between the UK and Canada.
Norah is currently an assistant professor in AI and music production at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson) where they are co-direct of SCAI (Studio of Creative Artificial Intelligence) Previously at Falmouth University (UK), Johns Hopkins University (Peabody Institute) and University of British Columbia. In 2014, Norah completed a PhD in computer music at the University of Birmingham, working with BEAST and BEER.
Norah has performed in algoraves and live coding events throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia at conferences such as NIME, AIMC, AISB, ICLC and others. Her work in live coding and film music has received recognition by outlets such as MixMag, Sundance Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and was recently nominated for a Cinema Eye Honors award for Best Score in her work with the film Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. Norah is also a co-director/founder at Beesting Labs, which specializes in software development for AI, immersive and DSP applications as well as creating the Scorch language. http://norahlorway.com