We are absolutely delighted to announce that Sonia Allori, will join IAP as one of the Sensory Collective, a team of 6 artists and 1 producer who will create work with by and for people who face multiple barriers to accessing mainstream arts. Sonia worked with us as a Performer and Composer on Sound Symphony by Ellie Griffiths in 2019.
Sonia Allori is an electroacoustic composer, performer, researcher and community music therapist. She completed a PhD at Edinburgh Napier University which explored words and music, and this continues to weave a thread through her practice.
In 2019 Sonia was cast in Sound Symphony (IAP/Oily Cart) where she experienced sensory theatre for the first time and developed a keen interest in the field. Also, in 2019 she was a Music Fellow at Trinity Laban and performed in “The Lost Thing” (Royal Opera House/ Candoco).
Sonia was Artist in Residence with Drake Music (London) in 2020 and is currently Development Artist with Sonic Bothy an inclusive experimental music ensemble based in Glasgow.
Recent commissions include: F-email (Angel Field Festival, 2021); Songs in isolation (Disability Arts Online, 2021) and Curious-er (Drake Music, 2020) which was shortlisted for a Scottish New Music Award in 2021.
Sonia is researching D/deaf performance at RCS.