Torben Tilly was born in Te Whanganui-a-Tara and lives and works in Tāmaki Makaurau. His inter-disciplinary practice considers the complexities of time and its apprehension through sound, moving image, sculpture and installation. His music projects have been distributed on record labels in Australia, USA and Europe. He has produced numerous scores for film in collaboration with fellow artists, and in recent years has been lecturing in sound design at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
Selected exhibitions include: Gavin Hipkins: The Domain ['City of Tomorrow’ film score and sound installation] The Dowse Art Museum (2017); Object As Score, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne (2015); Broken Fall (Organic) [with Robin Watkins], Astuni Public Studio/Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna (2011); Nobody But You, Audio Foundation (2013); Object Lessons: A Musical Fiction [with Robin Watkins], Adam Art Gallery, Wellington (2010); FFM: I Am A Strange Loop, Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin (2010); Menschheit, Mothers Tankstation, Dublin (2008).
Musical publications include: Still Life With Black Light (FFM, LP, Edition Künstlerhäuser Worpswede, 2009); Fig.3: Infinity-created Hollow Spaces (Torben Tilly & Robin Watkins, LP, private pressing, 2008); Static (Bad Statistics, LP, K-raa-k 2007); Organ Eye (Organ Eye, CD/LP, Staubgold 2007); Now Right Here (Minit, CD/LP, Staubgold 2004).