|Education||Goldsmiths' College, Bath Spa University|
|Known for||sound art|
|Awards||Two Sony Radio Academy Awards, Prix Marulic, Audio Production Award, British Podcasting Award|
Dann is the founder of Radio Art group Noiseless Blackboard Eraser (1994-2007) and former Associate Member of The Wooster Group. He studied Radio at Goldsmiths' College and gained his doctorate at Bath Spa University.
As a radio artist he has worked extensively with composer Rohan Kriwaczek on a series of works for BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and independent stations internationally. Their collaborations included a long-running series of live radio performances and a trilogy of experimental plays for radio ("If on a Summer Night a Listener...", "Ho! Ho! The Clown is Dead" and "Glowboys"). Between 1996 and 2000 he worked with The Wooster Group as producer of a sequence of plays for BBC Radio 3 ("The Emperor Jones", "Phèdre" and "The Peggy Carstairs Report"). He worked as sound designer for the company during the development of "To You the Birdie" and through performances of "House/Lights". In 1999 he recorded two documentaries with Yoko Ono for BBC Radio 3, the first time she'd spoken at length to the British media for over 20 years. In 2001 he wrote a serialisation of John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids for the BBC WorldService. His 2009 transmedia audio series The Flickerman was serialised on ABC National Radio (Australia), VPRO (Holland) and WFMU (New York). His work in radio and theatre has earned a number of awards including two Sony Radio Academy Awards, a Prix Maruli? and in 2014 his independently produced drama The Hungry Earth was nominated for a Radio Academy Production Award.
In 2017 he created the multi-part audio drama series Blood Culture  which won the Gold Award for Best Drama Producer and the Bronze Award for Best Sound Designer  at the Audio Production Awards, the Silver Award for Fiction at the British Podcast Awards, was nominated for a Radio Academy ARIAS award for Best Fictional Storytelling, and was for nominated for a BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Online/Podcast drama. In 2017 he also presented a documentary about miniature art on BBC Radio 4 entitled Art in Miniature. His co-authored book, Podcasting: The Digital Media Revolution is to be published by Bloomsbury Academic in January 2019.