Christopher Steenson CV



Exhibitions / Performances

2018   Culture Night 2018 (Venue TBC), Umbrella Group Performance, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2018   Sonic Arts Research Centre, Catalyst Audio Tracks 1, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2018   St Martin’s Church, Spectres of Place (as part of Framewerk Sleepover), Belfast, Northern Ireland

2018   Framewerk Art Gallery, The Art of Cycling, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2018   Imagine Festival of Politics and Ideas, Talbot St (soundscape contribution to The Public Pulpit by Ben Weir), Belfast, Northern Ireland

2018   The Art Department, Fjord Melt/Cold Hands, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2017   Club Curious, Digital Tropical, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2017   Sonic Arts Research Centre, In the Stairwell, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2017   EastSide Arts Festival, I am Sitting in a Vault (in The Old Ulster Bank Building on the Newtownards Road), Belfast, Northern Ireland 


Publications

Framewerk Sleepover, Wired Magazine, 2018 (forthcoming)

Live Report: Framewerk Sleepover, The Quietus, 13 August 2018

I am Sitting in a Vault, The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, Issue 4, September – October 2017


Other Press

Arts Show Interview about I am Sitting in a Vault, BBC Radio Ulster, 10 August 2017


Memberships

Visual Artists Ireland, Associate Member. Joined 2018. 

Umbrella Sound Art Collective. Joined in 2017.


Writing

Painterly Sounds, The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, Issue 1, January – February 2018 (forthcoming)

Sounding Out, The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, Issue 3, July – August 2018

(Tree) House Music, The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, Issue 1, January – February 2018

Bringing Sounds into Use: Thinking of Sounds as Materials and a Sketch of Auditory Affordances, The Open Psychology Journal, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2015

Proceedings of the 13th European Workshop on Ecological Psychology, School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast (Co-Editor and Contributor)


Education

2016    Queen’s University Belfast, Psychology PhD candidate
            Thesis Title: Sounds Like We’re Moving: Using Auditory Information to Guide Human Movement.

2010    Queen’s University Belfast, Psychology BSc
            Thesis Title: Communication of Emotion Through Musical Improvisation.


Additional Training

2017   A4 Sounds, Creative Technology for Artists and Makers, 19 November – 10 December, Dublin, Ireland

2017   Visual Artists Ireland, Writing About your Work with Sue Rainsford, 15 November, Dublin, Ireland



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