CV

 
Madelyn Byrd | Slowfoam
they/them ~ b.1992
madelynbyrd.com


Affiliations

Mold Collective - Berlin, DE - Founding Member
Internet Public Radio - Guadalajara, MX, Resident
Theory Therapy - Sydney, AU - Represented Artist
secondnature - Seattle, WA - Represented Artist
Of Paradise Records - Berlin, DE - Represented Artist
TUF -  Seattle, WA - Member
Kremwerk/Timbre Room - Seattle, WA - Promoter/Organizer
Jungle Gym Records - Los Angeles, CA - Represented Artist
Love Temple Collective - Seattle, WA - Founding Member 


Education


Evergreen State College, B.A. Neuroaesthetics & Interdisciplinary Arts 2020 - 2022
Creative Academy of Seattle Central, A.A. Graphic/UX Design, 2017-2018


Grants & Residencies

AADK Artist in Residence, Blanca, Spain, March 2021
CAMP w/ Julia Holter Artist in Residence, Remote, June 2020
Kickstarter Recording Grant, March 2020
CAMP AIR Grant, January 2020
REWA Creative Publishing Grant, January 2016


Albums/Releases

Synthesis <2 (VA Compilation, Ambient Flux) January 2022
Out of Season (VA Compilation, Theory Therapy) August 2021
Bouquet (VA Compilation, Cry Like Donna) May 2021
~.~*~.~ (Spring) (EP, Self-Released) March 2021
secondnature & friends
(VA, secondnature) February 2021
Vol. 3 (VA Compilation, Of Paradise Records) June 2020
Inflorescence (EP, Self-Released) May 2020
Scenes From A Dream (EP, Jungle Gym Records) November 2019
Important Bodies (EP, Co-Released w/ Painter) December 2018
Lust + Boredom (EP, Jungle Gym Records) November 2018


Commissions

202030 Berlin Fashion Summit,
sound installation, March 2022
NEONYT at Frankfurt Fashion Week,
sound installation, January 2022
Transitions ~ La lenteur by Solène Milcent, sound composition, June 2020
Body x(n) by Imogen Mansfield, sound design & composition, January 2020


Selected Projects

How Do You Talk Across Distance? - Cross Attic, Prague, CZ, October 2021
Sky, AI - Plan Expositivo (Group Show) - Artist - Blanca, Spain, March 2021
Output Ritual - Künstler Künstlerin, Berlin, DE, February 2021
Output Ritual 24 hr. residency - Kottbusser Damm 68, Berlin, DE, December 2020
The Window - curated by Shaghayegh Cyrous, San Francisco, USA, July 2020
What Shape is the Future? - Sprawl Mag, Tucson, AZ, April 2020
I’m Worried About The Future - January 2020
Spring Prefunk w/ Flora FM & Nice Touch - Love Temple, Seattle, WA, May 2019
Slowfoam Live Visuals - 2018 - 2019
To Know Your Tone - Hoop official music video - Seattle, WA, May 2018
Cantelope - Artist - Air Resort, Seattle, WA, August 2017
Folding Reverberation - Generations, Seattle, WA, January 2016
Beam Zine (print of 500) - Seattle, WA, January 2016
Sshh (solo show) - Firecreek, Flagstaff, AZ, July 2015
MOCAF (group show) - Flagstaff,  AZ, June 2015
IDIO Magazine (print of 200) - Flagstaff, AZ 2015


Tours

Hoop & Gillian Frances - w/ Hoop (Guitar/Vox), USA & Canada, September 2019
Slowfoam & Painter - West Coast USA, Dec/Jan 2019
Hoop - (Guitar/Vox), East Coast, USA, September 2018
Hoop & Palehound - w/ Hoop (Guitar/Vox), PNW, USA, October 2017
Hoop & Jo Passed - w/ Hoop (Guitar/Vox), PNW, USA & Canada, September 2017
Hoop & Versing - w/ Hoop (Guitar/Vox), West Coast, USA & Canada, August 2017


Selected Performances

Sentient Lands | Instants for Sonic Ecologies, Arkaoda, Berlin, DE, February 2022
Rausch Drone Sleepover, Backsteinboot, Berlin, DE, February 2022
False Prophet Presents: HTRK, Kremwerk, Seattle, WA, October 2019
TUF Fundraiser, Timbre Room, Seattle, WA, July 2019
AP Presents: Kedr Livanskiy, Timbre Room, Seattle, WA, June 2019
Magda & The Aliens, Love Temple, Seattle, WA, June 2019
Versing “10000” Album Release, Chop Suey, Seattle, WA, May 2019
Headspace, Los Angeles, CA, December 2018
PAM, Los Angeles, CA, December 2018
Slowfoam Lust + Boredom Album Release, Timbre Room, Seattle, WA, November 2018
TUF x TR Presents: Carla dal Forno, Seattle, WA, May 2018
Chastity Belt & Hoop (w/ Hoop), Woodland Theater, Seattle, WA, February 2018


Selected Radio Shows & Mixes

Our Tomorrow on Internet Public Radio, Resident, October 2021 - 2022
Music Is Records, Paris/Guadalajara, March 2022
Living ≋ Room, Lisbon, Portugal, November 2021
.apart, Barcelona, Spain, September 2021
Theory Therapy on Balamii, Sydney, Australia, August 2021
Fake Rolex, Santiago, Chile, July 2021
NTS Field Recording Mix Tapes, June 2021
Expansions on KEXP, Seattle, USA, May 2021
Animalia Mix Series, Melbourne, Australia, March 2021
Mitamine Lab, Mexico City, Mexico, February 2021
Cashmere Radio, Berlin, Germany, September 2020
Rinse France, April 2020



photo by Pablo Diserens