Samuel Hertz, composer and performer, is currently pursuing his MFA at Mills College. Though classically trained, his studies in experimental literature and composition steer his compositions and performances to include a wide variety of acoustic and electronic media. Recently, his work has appeared at Harvestworks (NYC), Jack Straw New Media Gallery (Seattle, WA), and Nebulullaby (London, UK). As a performer, he has appeared in Mark Jeffery/Judd Morrissey's performance pieces The Labors at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago) and The Precession. Currently, he performs with them as a part of ATOM-r, collaborating to create The Operature, performed in various iterations in York (UK), London (UK), and Chicago.