As a composer and sound artist Diana’s practice-led research examines spatial composition and interpretation in electronic music and issues concerning the performance practice of electronic music, and interdisciplinary discourse. She has also published on creative process in collaborative projects, and music technology in Higher Education. Her compositional outputs include fixed media acousmatic work, work for instruments and electronics, music and dance collaborations, and improvised electronic laptop performance. She is Associate Head of BMus and Creative and Contextual Studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, having previously lectured at Kingston University London and City, University of London.
Diana’s works are performed regularly both nationally and internationally, many have been recognised in international competitions, including the Qobuz/Abeille Musique Prize 2013, the Non-classical Remix Prize 2014 and the International Computer Music Association European Regional Award 2015. Selected works have been released on the Elektramusic, Studio PANaroma, SCRIME, Discparc, MisoMusic and Drift Station labels. She has been a composer-in-residence at Elektronmusikstudion (EMS), Sweden; the Destellos Institute, Argentina; Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI), Texas; and Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida.