Mikronesia is the project name of composer, producer, ambient musician and sound designer, Michael Reiley McDermott. Michael has created works for video, dance, stage, installation, smart phones, multi-speaker arrays, wind sculptures, wishing wells and deep sleep. His practice explores the relationship between present moment awareness, deep time and humanity’s personal connection through listening. He was a student of Pauline Oliveros. Currently Michael is traveling around the world with artist residencies in United States, Canada, Brazil, Iceland, Germany, Thailand and India. During this residencies he practices field recording, performs, researches sonic awareness and leads Deep Listening workshops.