Mantautas Krukauskas (b. 1980) – composer and sound artist, Associate Professor at the Department of Composition of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in Vilnius, where he is also a co-founder and Head (since 2016) of Music Innovation Studies Centre, academic lab for studies, art and research, with a focus on music technology, innovation in music and music education, interactive arts, and immersive media.
His compositions, including chamber music, electronic music, sound art work, music for theatre and dance productions etc. have been performed in Lithuania, Austria, Germany, France, Canada, USA, and other countries. His artistic activity also comprises electronic music performance and work within creative industries sphere with music production and arrangement.
Mantautas Krukauskas has been actively involved in diverse field of activities, including leading and managing of international artistic, research and educational programmes. His interests comprise interdisciplinarity, creativity, music and media technologies, and a synergy of different aesthetic and cultural approaches.