Born in Toronto in 1985, Alec Hall lives in New York City, where he works on the nature of acoustic materials in the post-Avant-Garde musical landscape. Through samples and field recordings, he engages non-musical subjects within an extensive body of work that focuses on labor conditions in China, environmental destruction in Canada, state violence in America, animal cognition, (un)wellness, and beyond. Hall’s music has been premiered by some of the most preeminent ensembles and soloists throughout the world, among them his own collective, Qubit, for which he currently serves as artistic co-director. He was a curator and co-director of Project-Q, an experimental performance space in Harlem throughout 2018 which featured an array of new programming across multiple artistic disciplines, including the premiere of his opera “The House of Influence”. Hall’s work has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec, Arts Council Norway, the New York State Council on the Arts, the French American Cultural Exchange, New Music USA, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He holds a D.M.A. from Columbia University.