Jon Hughes is a composer and sound artist based in York. Recent work includes Transmission, a dance piece and interactive installation based on the dynamics of epidemiology and evolution, performed at the Manchester Festival of Science and Industry: Terrarium, a dance installation created in collaboration with choreographer Simon Birch, and Sonic Horizons of the Mesolithic, with archaeologist Dr Ben Elliot, an ongoing project using sound to explore the landscape narrative of Star Carr, an ancient Mesolithic settlement in North Yorkshire. Recent publications include Sonic Horizons of the Mesolithic: using sound to engage wider audiences with Early in the journal World Archaeology, May 2014. Jon submitted his PhD in composition in November 2014 at the University of York, titles ‘Sonic Explorations in Divergent Landscapes’. Jon is also a qualified yoga teacher, having studied intensively in India at the Yogpeeth ashram in Rishikesh in 2014.