Mukul Patel is co-director of ambientspace, an artist-run studio in London that produces critical, intermedia work, often involving public participation. He plays predominantly with sound, language, and processes; past projects include an audio-visual performance based on the preparation of food, and a (playable) harp with strings of razor wire. As sound artist, he composes for experimental film (Manu Luksch, Isaac Julien) and dance (Shobana Jeyasingh, BalletBoyz).
His writing ranges from film scripts (FACELESS, voiced by Tilda Swinton) to nonfiction in the realms of art, mathematics and technology – including books for children. Influences include the music of North India, early electronic music, Oulipo.
Patel has collaborated on 5 projects with Maliphant including a commission for Lyon Opera Ballet (2004) and the New Work for Bayerische Staatsballett (2014)