Speakers

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Michaela French

Artist - Lecturer - Researcher

Michaela French is an artist, lecturer and researcher working with light and time-based media across a range of artistic and creative contexts. She creates innovative artworks and award-winning moving image experiences for fulldome immersive media spaces, gallery exhibition and live performance. Michaela’s artistic practice is grounded in an ecological systems-based approach and the principles of reciprocity and mutuality are central to her enquiry. 


Michaela has worked in the fulldome sector for twenty years. She collaborated on the world’s first 360° fulldome video artistic research project, and has written, directed, designed and animated numerous award-winning fulldome films. Michaela is a committed advocate for the creative potential of fulldome as an artistic medium. In 2014, Michaela established the Fulldome Research Group and is co-founder and chair of the Fulldome Creative Network. Michaela is a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Arts University, UK.

SPATIAL SPACES

3.30pm 7th Oct

The Market Hall + online conference

Dr Julia Jones

Neuroscientist

Neuron Smart Wellness founder, Dr Julia Jones, gained the nickname "Dr Rock" because of her use of music and sound as a preferred proven biohack and brain tool, to improve the health and performance of her clients. She has spent a lifetime studying and applying neuroscience, cognitive psychology, behavioural science and "biohacks" that use simple science-based techniques and tools (such as music) to optimise in-built biological systems. The Neuron Smart Wellness approach is grounded in this science. She continues to advise elite sports professionals, business leaders, celebrities, and government bodies today. 

INSANE IN THE MEMBRANE

2.30pm 7th Oct

The Market Hall + online conference

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Jason Singh

Sound Artist - Nature Beatboxer - Composer

Jason Singh is a sound artist, nature beatboxer, producer, DJ, facilitator and performer.

His work is inspired by the natural world and includes: live performance, sound installations, live film accompaniment, radio shows, sound design, recorded music and the sonic exploration of plant biodata, ceramics, textiles and museum objects. 

Referred to as “the human sampler” by Cerys Matthews (Radio 6), Singh also vocally recreates birdsong and natural environments. His work has been called “beautiful, strange, calming music” by nature writer Robert Macfarlane and Jason has also featured on the 2019 BBC Lost Words prom, BBC Radio 4 Pick of the Year, Springwatch and Countryfile.  

Singh’s collaborations and commissions include a diverse range of organisations and artists including BBC, V&A Museum, Kew Gardens, Chester Zoo, BFI, Celtic Connections, RNLI, Music for Youth, National Trust, Tate Britain, Yazz Ahmed, Shabaka Hutchings, Sarathy Korwar, Nitin Sawhney, Talvin Singh, Rokia Traore to name but a few. 

Singh is an associate artist and creative consultant with Music For Youth and resident artist at Bristol Music Trust. He is also visiting lecturer at the Guildhall Hall School of Music and Drama and an awardee of the PRS New Music Biennial Award.

STAR TEKKING spatial souMeet the makers of

11.30am 7th Oct

The Market Hall + online conference

Lynden Campbell

Moderator

Lynden began her career at EMI Records licensing music from across the EMI, Virgin and Mute roster including artists like Kate Bush, Blondie, Queen , Nick Cave and the Beach Boys. In 2009, Lynden joined both the Domino Recording and Publishing companies to establish a brand new, proactive synchronisation service outside the USA. With much loved artists such as Jon Hopkins, Mica Levi, My Bloody Valentine and Kae Tempest under her remit, successes include campaigns for Santander, Bacardi, Honda, Fendi, Renault and Formula E.  In 2021, Lynden took over managing music supervision and composer agency HotHouse Music . A futurist, Lynden intends to pursue sonic project management in new technologies, VR, Gaming and immersive sound. 

Host of Spatial Sound 2021

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