Photo credit: Michelle Siu

PAUL SHEPHERD (composer, musican) 

Paul Shepherd is a composer and improvisor specializing in the relationship between analog and vintage audio technologies including: tapes, vinyl, loops and generative patterns, real-time audio manipulation, a patchable analogue synthesizer, and musical form. He performs under the name Cult Eyes, as well as contributes to local events such as Ambient Ping and Drone Klub. He frequently collaborates with filmmaker and experimental media artist Franci Duran.  Paul trained in jazz drumming at Capilano College in Vancouver, played and toured in many bands, and studied music at Berklee College of Music online. Paul is also an amazing hairdresser. He owned and operated Shampoo Hair Studio in Kensington Market for 14 years and now works solo.