Nichola Scrutton is an award-winning composer, director, experimental vocalist and artist who works across a range of mediums and processes including sound and soundscape composition, performance, improvisation, writing, imagery and drawing. Nichola has extensive experience as a collaborator in interdisciplinary and participatory contexts. She also works with Sonic Bothy inclusive music charity in the Ensemble and across various projects. Nichola was awarded a practice-based PhD from University of Glasgow (AHRC funded) in 2009. Nichola is currently developing a new body of work Night Vision with support from a Creative Scotland Open Fund Award (2021-22).