PAUL STAPLETON is a sound artist, improviser and writer originally from Southern California. Paul joined SARC in 2007, where he has been teaching and supervising MA & PhD research in performance technologies, interaction design and site-specific art.
Paul also designs and performs with a variety of modular metallic sound sculptures, custom made electronics, found objects and electric guitars in locations ranging from experimental music clubs in Berlin to remote beaches on Vancouver Island. He is currently involved in a diverse range of artistic collaborations including: performance duo ABODE with vocalist Caroline Pugh, interdisciplinary performance group theybreakinpieces with Nick Williams and Mona McCarthy, improvisation duo with saxophonist Simon Rose, networked installation design with Tom Davis, Eric Lyon's Noise Quartet, and the DIY improvisation quartet E=MCH.
Paul's published writings can be found in various academic journals, conference proceedings and books including: Computer Music Journal; Media International Australia; Leonardo Electronic Almanac; Body, Space & Technology Journal; The International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression; The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems; Collision: Interarts Practice and Research.
For extracts from recent sound recordings, visit: http://soundcloud.com/paul-stapleton
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