Jaroslaw Kapuscinski is a composer, animator, installation artist, and pianist. His work has been presented in venues such as New York MoMA and the Pompidou Center in Paris, and he has received awards at international video and media festivals in France, Switzerland, and Canada. His primary interest is creation and performance of works in which musical instruments are used to control multimedia content. His collaborators include poets, animators, cinematographers, photographers, dancers, and choreographers. He was trained as a classical pianist and composer at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, and expanded into multimedia at Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada and during doctoral studies at UC San Diego. He has lectured internationally as well as teaching at McGill University in Montreal, Royal Academy of Arts and Music in The Hague, Art Conservatory and Music Academy in Odense, and the Conservatory of Music at University of the Pacific. At Stanford he teaches seminars in composition, workshops for intermedia artists, and classes on Asian traditional music. He also leads the Intermedia Performance Lab at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA).