Kosmas Giannoutakis is a composer, sound artist, computer musician and researcher based in upstate New York. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Electronic Arts at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, focusing on the theoretical and technical affordances of Distributed Ledger Technology in conjunction with alternative modes of collaborative musicking. His musical activities include studies in piano and percussion performance, composition, and computer music in Greece, Germany, and Austria, and presentations and awards of his works at various international festivals and conferences, such as inSonic in ZKM Karlsruhe, ALIFE 2018 conference in Tokyo, Ecos Urbanos 2022 festival at EMPAC in Troy NY, Matera Intermedia Festival, San Francisco Tape Music Festival, LIPS (Laboratoire In(ter)disciplinaire de Prototypes Scéniques & Sonores) at GRAME in Lyon, eviMus6 in Saarbrücker, [sound]Spectrum New Music Seminar in Bydgoszcz, Multimedia Festival Diffrazioni in Florence, IS IT WORKING? International festival of art, science and technology in Ljubljana, Sound Campus at Kunstuniversität Linz, Junge SIGNALE concert series in Graz, Soundislands Festival in Singapore, Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2015 and ICMC 2016 in Utrecht, REAL/UNREAL BEAST FEaST 2016 in Birmingham, klingt gut! 2016 in Hamburg, 13th Athens Digital Arts Festival, Sonic Realities 2018 in Aberdeen, Workshop-in-Exposition – Thresholds of the Algorithmic in Bergen, xCoAx 2017 in Lisbon, “The Digital Body” International Exhibition in Bucharest.