Miya Masaoka is a 2021 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellow. A composer and sound artist and musician, her work explores bodily perception of vibration, movement and time while foregrounding complex timbre relationships. She is the director of the Sound Art Program, a joint program with the Computer Music Center at Columbia University where she is an Associate Professor. Her work has been presented at the Venice Biennale, MoMA PS1. She was a 2019 Studio Artist for the Park Avenue Armory, and has received the Doris Duke Artist Award, a Fulbright, an Alpert Award, and an EMPAC Commission 2021.