Curriculum Vitae

Education

2011: PhD programme at Oxford Brookes: The Domestic Soundscape and beyond… Presenting everyday sounds to audiences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
2010: Postgraduate Associate Lecturer Certificate, OCSLD, Oxford
2007: MA in Sonic Art and Composition, (distinction) Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
2004: BA in Fine Art, (distinction) Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Littlesongbox, BA Fine Art Show, IADT, 2004

Research Presentations, Workshops & Panel Discussions

2012

Virtual Sound Museums – British Forum for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Sonic Kitchen – Fir Tree Junior School, Wallingford, Oxfordshire
The Domestic Soundscape – Fir Tree Junior School, Wallingford, Oxfordshire
The Instant Clothes Museum Workshop – Eesti Rahva Museum, Tartu, Estonia
Instant Clothes Museum KONCEPT Pecha Kucha – Helikoosolek, Eesti Rahva Museum, Tartu, Estonia
KNITSONIK Wool exchange natural dye workshop – MoKS Centre for Art & Social Practice, Mooste, Estonia
The Instant Clothes Museum Workshop – Ptarmigan, Tallinn, Estonia
Gender & Technology panel discussion – Off The Page Festival, Sound & Music and The Wire, Whitstable
Sonic Wallpaper – teaching workshop, MoDA, Middlesex
Audiograft Documentation Workshop with Valeria Merlini – Audiograft, SARU, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

Speaking at the Boring Conference, 2011, Photo © Lucy Peel

2011

Vending Machines of the British Isles – Boring Conference, Bethnal Green, London
SOUND BANK – Writing Sound Symposium, SARU, Oxford Brookes, Oxford
Sounds of Making – University of Ulster, Belfast
Non-sonic reasons to record sounds – World Listening Day, SoundFjord, London
framework radio documentation workshop with Valeria Merlini – Tuned City Festival, Tallinn, Estonia
The Sonic World of Wool – Prick Your Finger, Bethnal Green, London
The Uses and Abuses of Phonography – Pecha Kucha event, CRiSAP, London College Communications, London
The use of my blog in my practice – What Now? Symposium, SARU, Oxford Brookes, Oxford

The Use of my Blog in my Practice, What Now? Symposium, 2011, Oxford Brookes University

2010

Keynote address at Sound:Site festival – South Hill Park, Bracknell
Around the A4074: an artist’s use of radio – Sounding Out 5 conference, Bournemouth University,

2009

Sonic Wallpaper – Workshop series with students at Middlesex University, MoDA, Middlesex
Soundhunting for Alvin Lucier’s Gentle Fire – Sound Diaries Symposium, SARU, Oxford Brookes, Oxford

2008

The Domestic Soundscape: A Feminist Approach – A Woman’s Place Conference, Newcastle University, Newcastle
Presenting everyday sounds to audiences and practical guide to field-recording – Reading University, Reading

The Domestic Soundscape: A Feminist Approach, A Woman’s Place Conference, Newcastle, 2008

Radio Broadcasts & Selected Podcasts

2012

Sonic Time Capsules – framework:afield, framework radio show
Sonic Wallpaper – framework:afield, framework radio show
Audiograft 2012 – framework:afield, framework radio show
Recording Soundart – framework:afield, framework radio show

2011

Tuned City framework workshop radio show – framework:afield, framework radio show
Around the A4074 (1-hour long creative radio documentary) – BBC Oxford, 2010

2010

Alvin Lucier’s Gentle Fire re-imagined for radio – framework:afield, framework radio show,

2009

The Fantastical Reality Radio Show for framework – framework:afield, framework radio show
Knit Weekly, Office Raid, Sound Diaries and other features researched and produced regularly for – The Hub, BBC Oxford, Oxford, UK
S H E E P field-recording radio programme – framework:afield, framework radio show
The Domestic Soundscape Cut and Splice Podcast Series – Living Rooms Cut and Splice Festival, Sound & Music

2008

The Fantastical Reality Radio Show in association with Mundane Appreciation – radio show and podcast series produced in collaboration with Kayla Bell and Claudia Figueiredo of Mundane Appreciation and commissioned by Radio Reverb, Earshot and Sonic Arts Network

Listen, one of the publicity images for the FRRS in assn. w. MA, 2008

Exhibits & Performances

2012

Sonic Wallpaper Project – MoDA stall, Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London
Sonic Spindling – Playground, Old Fire Station, Oxford
Counting Sheep – Ptarmigan, Tallinn, Estonia
Harp & Things – Audiograft, SARU, Oxford Brookes University
Towards an Excellent Finish, co-produced with Stavroula Kounadea – Audiograft, SARU, Oxford Brookes University
Hûrd – A KNITSONIK™ PRODUKTION – Wonder of Wool, commissioned by Wool Marketing Board and Rheged, Cumbria

Towards an Excellent Finish, co-written and produced with Stavroula Kounadea, Audiograft, 2012, photo © Kim Laugs

2011

Sonic Picnic – BEAM Festival, Brunel University, Uxbridge
Sound Diaries: recordings of Vending Machines – Half-Rabbit exhibition, Audio Architecture, Beijing
KNITSONIK™ LIVE – Prick Your Finger, Bethnal Green, London
Harp & Things – Active Crossover gig, The Rising Sun arts centre, Reading
Mixtape Consultancy, interactive/participatory performance co-produced with Stavroula Kounadea – Editions of You Zine Fair, PMRU and Oxford Contemporary Music, Oxford
Sonic Tuck Shop and Tea museums with audioguides – Audiograft, SARU, Oxford Brookes University

KNITSONIK LIVE – Prick Your Finger, Bethnal Green, London, 2011

2010

Alvin Lucier’s ‘Gentle Fire’ – M@sh Marathon, Oxford University, Oxford
The Sonic Tuck Shop Book Launch – SoundFjord gallery, London
SOUNDWALK for World Listening Day – Public Soundwalk, Warborough, Oxfordshire
The Sonic Tuck Shop Window Installation – Kik Sports Shop Window, Reading, commissioned by Jelly and the Open for Art initiative
The Tea Museum – Jelly artspace, Reading

Knitted Teabag, part of The TEA Museum Collection, Audiograft, Oxford, 2010

2009

The League of Domestic Noisemakers: participatory/interactive installation – Modern Art Oxford and Sarah Kenchington, The Yard Party, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
Love Assignments – Love is Awesome, Gallery 10, Reading

Honour The Broken Heart on Valentine’s Day, Love Assignment, Love is Awesome, Gallery 10, Reading, 2009

2008

Magic Hour Feedback Shed: participatory/interactive installation – Oxford Contemporary Music and The Oxford Botanic Gardens, Oxford
The Fantastical Reality Radio Show in association with Mundane Appreciation Live at EXPO – participatory/interactive installations commissioned by Earshot, Radio Reverb and Sonic Arts Network; developed in collaboration with Bell & Figueiredo, AKA Mundane Appreciation

Feedback Shed, Magic Hour, Oxford Botanic Gardens, 2008

Other Creative Work Experience

2010 – 2011

Producing a library of Sport Sounds for the Minute of Listening Project – Sound & Music
Writing for Air; the creative use of radio for teaching and learning – Creative Partnerships project at Windsor Boys’ School, Windsor
Music Theatre Practice – lectured, taught and marked undergraduate module, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

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