February 2017 · 1 minute read

David Parker is a multi-instrumental musician, composer, sound designer, digital media artist, and software programmer.


David is a singer-songwriter who performs his songs in an act called Slow Man Tofu. He has released 2 albums, 1 EP, 2 demos and performed over 2 dozen shows around Ontario and Quebec. For 4 years he played upright bass and electronics as part of the experimental duo Fire Moss. Fire Moss released 3 albums, performed at the Tone Deaf Festival, the In The Soil Arts Festival, and was featured on the compilation The Artel Sessions (Otoacoustic). He has collaborated with Stefan Christoff and released an EP of duets with the Howl! Arts Collective. David has done sound and music design for theatrical productions by An aRc Theatre and Single Thread Theatre.

Media Arts

David’s digital media artwork uses micro-controllers and audio processing in a collaborative duo with circus aerialist and movement artist Jane Kirby of Lowlit Aerial Arts. Kirby and Parker have performed at Skeleton Park Arts Festival in Kingston (2015), the In The Soil Festival in St. Catharines (2015), and the Contemporary Circus Arts Festival Toronto (2014). They were Media Artists In Residence at the Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre in Kingston, ON (2015).