Dganit Elyakim is a composer and an artist. Her music depicts various aspects of the human and digital paradigm. Her oeuvre includes chamber, vocal, and electroacoustic compositions, as well as music for theatre, dance, new-media and video. In 2016, she released her debut album “Failing Better”, on Aural Terrains, which was praised in various magazines, including “The Wire” and ”His Voice”. Elyakim is a co-founder of the new media net-art collective “Turing Dames”, along with Eran Hadas and Batt-Girl. From 2014, she is also the artistic director of “The Unbearable Lightness of Coherency” concert series.
In 2011, Elyakim was awarded the Israeli Prime Minister’s Prize in composition. Her music has been featured at the Gaudeamus Festival (Netherlands), Tel Aviv Museum of Arts, Ars Electronica (Linz) and other venues across the globe. Recently, she received scholarships from the ministry of culture to be a guest artist at La Cité Internationale Des Arts in Paris and at Styria Artist in Residence in Graz.