Josephine Macken is a composer, performer and artist based in Sydney, Australia. Co-founder of SPIRAL Ensemble and the lost+sound collective, Josephine is studying a MMus in composition on scholarship under
Prof. Liza Lim at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music as a participant in the 2018 Composing Women Program.
Josephine’s research and compositional practice engages with abstractions of the uncanny, amplifying the precarity of tenuous sonic states and working to extend the perceptual boundaries of
Her work has been performed by Ensemble Nouveau, Claire Chase, Onsombel Ensemble, SPIRAL, Ensemble Apex, Ensemble MUSE,
Sydney Chamber Opera, the 2018 Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows and MIVOS quartet.