Qubit is a contemporary music and performance art initiative founded in 2010 by Alec Hall and Bryan Jacobs. Its principal mission is to foster the development of emergent voices by working with young composers whose work has yet to reach wide audiences, and to explore and develop new and experimental technologies as they relate to performance practice, sonic aesthetics, and public engagement.
Qubit plays a unique role in New York City’s artistic geography. With an emphasis on the creative use of technology, Qubit harnesses divergent forms of experimentation in music, sound, and visual aesthetics that speak to our contemporary condition. The mobile, non-static nature of the organization enables us to challenge traditional curatorial practices of time-based works, and to engage audiences with works and experiences that begin to express the creative possibilities of the 21st century.