Dr Will Schrimshaw

 

Position
Programme Leader for Music, Programme Leader for Popular Music and Senior Lecturer in Music and Sound.

Teaching
MUS1006: Studio Composition
MUS1007: Composition and Sound Design
MUS2055: Digital Composition
MUS3060: Digital Performance

Qualifications
PhD, Newcastle University, 2011.
Mmus, Newcastle University, Distinction, 2006.
B.A. Music, Newcastle University, First Class, 2005.

Biography
Will Schrimshaw is Senior Lecturer in Music and Sound. He is programme leader for the Music and Popular Music programmes. He is an active musician and artist, performing and exhibiting widely. He has published journal articles & book chapters on soundscape composition, affect theory, sound, materialism and realism in the arts. He is currently completing a book to be published with Bloomsbury entitled Immanence and Immersion: on the acoustic condition in contemporary art.

Qualifications
PhD, Newcastle University, 2011.
Mmus, Newcastle University, Distinction, 2006.
B.A. Music, Newcastle University, First Class, 2005.

Research Interests
Practice based and theoretical research into:

  • Electronic music
  • Sound in the arts
  • FLOSS culture in music technology and pedagogy

Publications

  • Immanence and Immersion: on the acoustic condition in contemporary art. London and New York: Bloomsbury. Forthcoming.
  • `Writing Out Sound: Immersion and Inscription in Sound Art’, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, MIT Press. In press.
  • `Exit Immersion’, Sound Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Routledge, 2016.
  • `Ur-writings: a geophonographic fiction’, Leonardo: Journal of Arts, Sciences and Technology, MIT Press. Forthcoming.
  • `Non-cochlear Sound: On Affect and Exteriority’ in Biddle I. and Thompson, M. (eds.) Sound, Music, Affect: Theorizing Sonic Experience, London and New York: Bloomsbury. 2013.
  • `Any Place Whatever: Schizophonic Dislocation and the Sound of Space in General’, Interference: Journal of Audio Culture, vol. 2.
  • `Undermining Media’, Artnodes: Journal on Art, Science and Technology,
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