Alana (Am) DeVito is a Tiohtià:ke/’Montreal’-based composer, sound designer, musician, and interdisciplinary artist with a focus on sound installation. Their career as a touring and studio musician spans well over 10 years, multiple countries and numerous instruments, and has now expanded into new forms and new collaborations in research/creation, digital interactive art, film scoring, and installation work. In A/V installation, composition and performance, the weaving of ‘virtual kinetic’ soundscapes through vibrant, textural worlds take center stage while unique, sonic architecture project sweeping narratives. Creative computing intertwines immersive environments while blurring the line between the aural and visual sonic space. They have presented their compositions at the New York Electroacoustic Music Festival, the Morelia Visionas Sonoras Festival in Mexico, Berlin Off-Kultur Festival, Toronto’s Long Winter Festival, Pop Montreal, Sled Island Music Festival, Ypsigrock Festival in Sicily and Vienna’s Freilich Open Arts Series, to name a few. They are currently studying electroacoustic music, composition and computation arts at Concordia University in Montreal, while holding numerous merit-based scholarships and research positions; they are the 2019 recipient of the most prestigious award in the program, The AH & LB Austin Award in Elecrtoacoustics. Their research work focusses on exploring the intersections of oral history, sound installation and experimental composition in the discussion of gender identity, identity politics, and difficult personal histories.