Manuella Blackburn is an electroacoustic music composer who specialises in acousmatic music. She has also composed for instruments and electronics, laptop ensemble improvisations, and dance companies. She studied music at the University of Manchester(England, UK), followed by a Masters in Electroacoustic Composition with David Berezan. She became a member of Manchester Theatre in Sound (MANTIS) in 2006, completing a PhD at the University of Manchester with Ricardo Climent in 2010. She has worked in residence in the studios of Miso Music (Lisbon, Portugal), EMS (Stockholm, Sweden), Atlantic Centre for the Arts (Florida, USA), and Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo, Japan). Her music has been performed at concerts, festivals, conferences and gallery exhibitions around the world. She currently lectures in Music at Liverpool Hope University (England, UK).