Jordan Bortner is a composer and multimedia performance artist living in Brooklyn. He has a broad range of interests and inspirations, including language, culture, glitch art, computer coding, comedy, photography, modeling, and design. His compositional styles range from contemporary classical to surrealist performance art. He was born in Dallas, TX, and continued living in Texas until he was 24 years of age. After high school, he attended the University of North Texas, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bacehlor of Arts in music degree.