Michael Snow is a Canadian artist working in painting, sculpture, video, films, photography, holography, drawing, books and music. He is considered one of the most influential experimental filmmakers. Originally a professional jazz musician, Snow has a long-standing interest in improvised music, as indicated by the soundtrack to his film "New York Eye and Ear Control". As a pianist, he has performed solo and with other musicians in North America, Europe and Japan.
Snow performs regularly in Canada and internationally, often with the improvisational music ensemble "CCMC" and has released more than a half dozen albums since the mid-1970s.