Anthony Sertel Dean

Anthony Sertel Dean is a sound artist, educator, and technologist focused on telling stories of community and self. Their work pulls from practices of electroacoustic composition, oral history, and experimental performance, utilizing skills as a creative technologist to build environments for communal understanding. Anthony refers to himself as a hypercollaborator consistently generating work in community, and celebrating those he makes with. This collaborative ethos has allowed Anthony’s work to thrive in frequently changing forms, and in conversation with artists across the globe.

Anthony’s work can be heard in theater (Kennedy Center, New Victory Theater, Public Theater, The Kitchen), film (Film at Lincoln Center, Busan International Film Festival), radio (WNYC), and gallery installations (Fridman Gallery, Half Gallery, Swiss Institute). They have taught at Wesleyan University and multiple NYC public schools, and spoken on panels about the future of theater design and contemporary indigenous performance. They are the technical director for The New York Neo-Futurists and creator of their podcast Hit Play, called “cathartic” and “a treasure chest” by The New York Times.