18 October 1960, Baltimore, United States of America
Timothy Nohe is an artist and educator engaging traditional and electronic media in public life and public places. His recent work has been realized in Intermedia works, including site-specific sound and video installations, sound scores for dance, improvisatory electro-acoustic sound performances, and work focused on land use, place and sustainability.
Nohe has exhibited and performed his work in a range of national and international venues, notably: The Inter-Society of Electronic Arts, Paris and the Baltic Sea; Ars Electronica, Linz; the Danish Institute of Electro-Acoustic Music, Århus; Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo; the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow; the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; the Oxfringe Festival, Oxford; the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Jewish Heriatge, New York; the Baltimore Museum of Art, and The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Los Angeles. His text In the Near Future Minutes From Now, was published in the Anthologie der Kunst / Anthology of Art and subsequently presented by ZKM, Zentrum fur Medienkunst, Karlsruhe; the Akademie der Kunst, Berlin; and the Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn.
A frequent composer and performer of sound scores for modern dance and theater, when asked what instrument he performs, he replies: "laptop". He has collaborated with Clarinda Mac Low and Meghan Flanigan, Francesca Jandasek, Reneé Brozic, Mariah Maloney, Phoenix Dance Company, Doug Hamby Dance, Carol Hess, Movement/Addiction, and Melissa Webb. Nohe served the public performance art group Fluid Movement for 6 years as a board member and composer, and produced the sound scores for Nessie on Wheels: The Legend of the Loch Ness Monster and Frankenstein on Wheels. He now serves the group as a "senior advisor".
Nohe was the recipient of a 2006 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award from the Australian - American Fulbright Commission, and in 2011 was awarded the Australian-American Fulbright Commissions Fulbright Alumni Initiative Grant. Five Maryland State Arts Council awards have supported his work in the area of Media, New Genre and Installation/Sculpture. His professional affiliations include the Electronic Music Foundation and the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States. In January of 2015 he was recognized as a "Social Innovator" by the Warnock Foundation for his work on urban forest stewardship, in a citizen-scientist-artist collaborative that he convenes.
Nohe is a Professor of Visual Art at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Director of the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Research in the Arts [CIRCA]. He is an Adjunct Professor of La Trobe University, developing exchange projects with the Centre for Arts, and an Associate of the Centre for Media Arts Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney. He has taught as a member of the Faculty of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong, while on Fulbright and sabbatical research leave, the Digital Arts, Digital Animation program of the University of Southern California, and at University of Massachusetts, Boston.