Alex Lough is a composer, performer, and multimedia sound artist. His work focuses on implementing experimental technology in order to discover new performance contexts with particular attention given to the body and the physicality of sound. His research is primarily concerned with the new taxonomic distinction of “performed electronics” and embodied performance practices as an electronicist. He holds a PhD in new Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology from UCI where he studied with Mari Kimura, Nicole Mitchell, Simon Penny, and Chris Dobrian. Alex earned his B.A. in Music from Wesleyan University and his M.M. in Music Technology from Florida International University.