Teaching

Courses taught:

2019    Re-sounding Art: Contextualizing Sound-based Artistic Practices in Media (Art) History (MA/BA), Media Studies Program, American University of Beirut.

2018    The Auditory Situation: Listening in a Broader Context (MA), Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies, American University of Beirut.

2018    Seminar series “Affective Atmospheres”, CAH, American University of Beirut.

2018    Seminar series “Connecting Resonances”, Goldsmiths, University of London.

2017    Seminar writing|sound (MA/BA), Goethe-Universität Frankfurt.

2013    Sound Design for film & video (MA), University of Copenhagen.

2012    Art of Sound in Cinema (MA: Digital Media), University of Copenhagen.

Lectures (selected):

2021    School of Media, Communication, and Culture, Jadavpur University.

2020    AI for Good Global Summit, Geneva.

2020    CHASE, Goldsmiths, University of London.

2020    Unrecord: Demodernising and/or Uncolonising Sound Objects, PRAKSIS, Oslo.

2020    London College of Communication, UAL.

2019    Herb Alpert School of Music, University of California, Los Angeles.

2019    Center for Experimental Ethnography, University of Pennsylvania.

2019    Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Cologne.

2019    Media Art History conference, Aalborg University.

2019    Royal Academy of Art, Den Haag.

2019    Sonologia, University of São Paulo.

2018    RIXC Art Science Festival, Riga.

2017    Institute of Sonology, The Royal Conservatoire, The Hague.

2016    University of Applied Arts Vienna.

2015    Media Art History conference, Concordia University, Montréal.

2015    University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.

2014    Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen.

2014    Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen.

2013   Zurich University of the Arts.

2012    Theatre Academy Helsinki.

Workshops (selected)

2020    Goldsmiths University of London.

2019    La Semaine Du Son, Beirut.

2018    Jardins Efémeros festival, Portugal.

2018    Autentika, Riga.

2018    Café Chercher, VOX-POP, Amsterdam.

2017    inSonic2017 festival, ZKM (Center for Art and Media) Karlsruhe.

2017    Goethe University Frankfurt.

2016    University of Applied Arts Vienna.

2016    Q-02, Brussels.

2014    Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, February.

Other invited talks (selected):

2020    ISEA2020, Montreal.

2019    Center for Arts and Humanities, American University of Beirut.

2018    School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.

2018    Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens.

2018    Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata.

2017    documenta14, Berlin and Kassel

2017    ISEA2017, Manizales.

2016    The Gujral Foundation, New Delhi.

2016    Kabinetas, Kaunas, Lithuania.

2016    Q-O2, Brussels, Belgium.

2016    CUBE, IEM, Kunstuniversität Graz, Austria.

2016    Falling Walls Lab, Aarhus University, Denmark.

2014    Holbæk Kunsthøjskole, Denmark.

2014    Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen.

2013   Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD, Berlin.

Examples of syllabi:

Sound Design for film and video: course in production (sound/digital media)

Dept. of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen

Spring term 2013, Tuesdays 11:00-13:00, Room: 17.3.10

In this course the students will produce an audiovisual work as a short fiction/documentary/experimental film for YouTube or Vimeo. No advance production skills are required. The course will address questions as well as aesthetic choices in sound editing and sound design for film, video and digital media on a basic level. Both production and theory will deal with narrative discourses that arise from the different ways of combining or converging sound and moving image to make meaning. A number of theoretical and technical texts on audiovisual/sound production will be discussed. Students will be working in groups.

Art of Sound in Cinema: course in cinematic sound studies

Dept. of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen

Fall term 2012, Tuesdays 11:00-13:00, Room: 16.1.8

In this course the students will learn to critically engage with cinematic sound by way of film soundtrack analysis. The course will address questions on the aesthetic choices made in the practice of sound in cinema, video and digital media in a basic level. The classroom discussion and related theories in soundtrack analysis will deal with narrative discourses that arise from the different strategies of converging sound and moving image to make meaning. A number of relevant film soundtracks will be discussed and analyzed. The course includes 10 weeks (2 hours per week) of obligatory classroom introduction and courseware in cinematic sound studies; the students will be expected to actively take part in the discussion by way of presentations.