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Academia

2003 – Current
Co-founded the Digital Music & Sound Art course at the University of Brighton (the first
SoundArt course in Britain). Lectures and supervises BA, MA and PhD students.

This film presents a selection of SoundArt works created by the BA students at the
Digital Music & Sound Arts course of the University of Brighton 2003 – 2019.

2019
Launch of the Digital Music & Sound Arts Master Degree, University of Brighton. Sept 2019.
1993 – Current
Adjunct Associate Professor at Richmond – The American International University in London: Postmodernism, Contemporary Visual Culture, Experimental Music and Media Art.
1982-89
Research Fellow, Institute of Aesthetics and Art Theories, Academy of Science, Berlin.
1985
PhD in Aesthetics, Technical University Dresden, Germany, 1985.
PhD Thesis: ‘The Interdependence of Aesthetic Relationships and Human Activity. A Philosophic-methodological Study of the Understanding of Aesthetics from a Historic-materialistic Perspective’.
1977-82
Research Fellow, Faculty of Philosophy and Cultural Theory, Technical University Dresden, Germany.
1977
MA graduated with summa cum laude.
MA Dissertation: ‘Aesthetic Thinking of Bertolt Brecht, Drawn from his Dramatic Oeuvre’.
1972-77
Graduate and Postgraduate Studies in Aesthetics, Philosophy and Art History, University St. Petersburg, Russia.
RESEARCH
ONGOING
Relational Sound: On the Aesthetics of SoundArt.
Contemporary Visual Culture
Art & New Media
2001-04
Sound Art Discourse.
1997-99
Radio Art
1996-2000
Aesthetic Culture: Media theoretical Reflections on the Aesthetic Dimensions of Contemporary Culture.
1994-96
Technology Effects in New Music.
1994
Berlin’s Architecture in Change: Search for a New Identity.
1993
The Concepts of Modernism and Post-Modernism in Philosophy, Art and Culture’.
The Oxford Science Park.
1992
Complexity in Postmodern Music.
1988-89
The Concept of Aesthetic Culture from the End of the Last Century to the 1980’s.
1986-87
On Rock Avant-garde in West European Countries in the 1970’s and 80’s.
1986
Song Movement in East Germany.
1985
The Philosophical Concept of Appropriation in Aesthetics and Literary Theory.
GUEST LECTURING

‘SoundArt as Hybrid Practice’, Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece, 6 Nov 2018.

‘Interaction with Sound’, Westminster Kingsway College, London, 19 Oct 2018.

Bern University of the Arts, Switzerland (Spring Semester 2015).

Linköping University, Sweden (2010).

London College of Printing/ London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
(2010, 2003, 2001, 2000).

Goldsmiths College, University of London (2005, 2001, 1996).

University of Glasgow (2002).

Academy of Media, Cologne (2002).

Royal College of Art, London (2002, 2001, 1992-1995).

University of Brighton (2001).

Middlesex University (2000).

University of Leeds (1998).

Fachhochschule Potsdam, Germany (1998).

Kant Academy, Berlin (1994).

Victoria & Albert Museum, London (1993)

SUPERVISION | EXTERNAL EXAMINATION
2019
Sound Art Course Evaluation, Bern University of the Arts [HKB], Switzerland Bern, 4 | 5 Nov.
2018
Mentoring Argentinian SoundArt artist Iliana Diaz Lopez, as part of the Landing Project
organised by Cascabel London, June.
External Examination, PhD thesis Christopher Williams, ‘Writing with Sound: Creative Praxis in
Radiophonic Art’. University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Dec ’17- Jan ‘18.
2017
External Assessor for DAAD [German Academic Exchange Service], Berlin, Apr.
2014
External Examiner for PhD thesis by Mike Blow, Theremino device.
Oxford Brooks.
2010
External Examination, PhD thesis by Angie Atmadjaja, Music Department, University of York, Sept.
2010
External Examination, PhD thesis by Robin McGinley, ‘Breaking the Sound Barrier:
Explorations in Experimental Sound Art, Soundscape Research and Interactive Systems’,
De Montfort University.
2004
Supervision, MPhil thesis by Richard Wolfson, ‘Live Film Music Event’, Royal College of
Art, London.
External Examiner, PhD thesis by Renate Dohmen, ‘Writing Perceptions: Surfacing
beyond the Pale. Art, Decoration and the ‘Other’’, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.