Darren Copeland is a Canadian sound artist based in South River Ontario. He is the Artistic Director of New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) in Toronto. Key interests include multichannel spatialization, fixed media composition, soundscape studies, radio art and sound installations.
His fixed media compositions have explored both abstract and referential sound materials and are published by empreintes DIGITALes. His radio art works engage in the associative qualities of environmental sounds in relation to spoken text and have been commissioned by Deutschlandradio Kultur, CBC, WBEZ, and Kunstradio (ORF). His sound installations include gallery and sited works which examine the relationship of sound and place, including Sound Columns co-created with Andreas Kahre and commissioned by Edmonton Arts Council.
As Artistic Director of NAISA, Copeland has been curating a comprehensive array of over 25 sound art events a year in Toronto that include installations, radio and multichannel concert presentations, and new emerging media.