Stephen Kennedy

Dr Stephen Kennedy BA, PhD

Professor of Critical Theory and Practice

Professor Stephen Kennedy's work extends across Media, Digital Arts and Sound Design. His research interests lie at the intersection of theory and practice in relation to the political economy of contemporary communications technology. He is the author of Chaos Media: A Sonic Economy of Digital Space (Bloomsbury, 2015) and Future Sounds: The Temporality of Noise (Bloomsbury, 2018). His work involves reformulating the idea of noise as a means of supporting philosophical frameworks capable of accounting for the complex nature of contemporary digital environments.

Awards

Choice Awards – Outstanding Academic Title for Future Sounds: The Temporality of Noise(Bloomsbury New York: 2018)

Recognition

Member of the editorial board of Zetesis: Fine Art. Philosophy. New Media. Research driven by curiosity.

Research / Scholarly interests

Professor Stephen Kennedy's work extends across Media, Digital Arts and Sound Design. His research interests lie at the intersection of theory and practice in relation to the political economy of contemporary communications technology. He is the author of Chaos Media: A Sonic Economy of Digital Space (Bloomsbury, 2015) and Future Sounds: The Temporality of Noise (Bloomsbury, 2018). His work involves reformulating the idea of noise as a means of supporting philosophical frameworks capable of accounting for the complex nature of contemporary digital environments.

Key funded projects

  • EYES Project. UoG leads the Co-design work package to build an on-line platform to deliver new and innovative ways for young people to engage with calls to entrepreneurship within the ever-changing European economy. More info here
  • The Rebound Project Funded by the University of Heidelberg

Recent publications

Book

Kennedy, Stephen and , (2018), Future Sounds: The Temporality of Noise. Bloomsbury Academic. In: , , , . Bloomsbury Academic, (1st) . ISBN: 9781501321054 (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Book section

Kennedy, Stephen and , (2021), The art that is made out of time. Oxford University Press. In: , , In: Jane Grant, John Matthias, David Prior (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Sound Art. Oxford University Press, New York , 1 (1st) . pp. 141-151 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190274054.013.43).

Kennedy, Stephen and , (2021), The art that is made out of time. Oxford University Press. In: , , In: Jane Grant, John Matthias, David Prior (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Sound Art. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York (1st) . ISBN: 9780190274054 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190274054.013.43) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennedy, Stephen and , (2021), The guardians of the possible. Bloomsbury. In: , , In: Maria Korolkova, Timothy Barker (eds.), Miscommunications: Errors, Mistakes, Media. Bloomsbury, London (1st) . pp. 103-116 . ISBN: 9781501363856 ; 9781501363825 ; 9781501363832 (doi: https://doi.org/10.5040/9781501363825.0014) NB Item availability restricted.

Conference item

Withers, Simon and , Kennedy, Stephen (2023), Synthetic visions of UNESCO World Heritage sites. In: VI CHAM International Conference “Heritage for a Common Future / Futures for a Common Heritage”, 12th - 15th July 2023, Lisbon , . , (doi: https://www.vichaminternationalconference2023.com/).

Kennedy, Stephen and , Withers, Simon (2023), Articulating peripheral space: new perspectives in digital heritage. In: Heritages Past and Present. Built and Social: A Conference on Culture, History, Art and Design, 28th - 30th June 2023, Czech Technical University, Prague , Prague – Heritages Past and Present - Built and Social A Conference on Culture, History, Art and Design. , (doi: https://amps-research.com/conference/heritages-prague/).

Conference proceedings

Maragiannis, Anastasios , Kennedy, Stephen, Rehal, Kamalveer, Maffioletti, Catherine (2019), Co-Design Methods towards Inclusive design in Diverse Communities: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills.. Lancaster University. In: , , In: Paul A. Rodgers (ed.), Design Research for Change 2019. Lancaster University, Design Research for Change . pp. 118-119 . ISBN: 9781862203631 (doi: https://www.designresearchforchange.co.uk/design-research-for-change-showcase-2019-at-london-design-fair/) NB Item availability restricted.

Exhibition

Hobbs, James , Waterworth, David, Kennedy, Stephen (2024), "For Want of (Not) Measuring". In: For Want of (Not) Measuring, 25th Jan - 24th Feb 2024, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich , . , (doi: http://www.greenwichunigalleries.co.uk/for-want-of-not-measuring/)

Withers, Simon , Hudson, Philip, Kennedy, Stephen, Goodwin, Duncan (2023), Synthetic visions of maritime Greenwich. In: Synthetic Visions of Maritime Greenwich, 11th April - 12th May 12th 2023, Project Space, Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD , . , (doi: http://www.greenwichunigalleries.co.uk/captivate/)

Hobbs, James and , Kennedy, Stephen (2016), Broken Plate - Drawing on the Past, Looking to the Future. In: Broken Plate - Drawing on the Past, Looking to the Future, 20-21 May, 2016, University of Greenwich - Stockwell Street , . , (doi: http://www.greenwichunigalleries.co.uk/the-broken-plate-drawing-on-the-past-looking-to-the-future/)