Stephen Kennedy

Dr Stephen Kennedy BA, PhD

Professor of Critical Theory and Practice

Key details

Dr Stephen Kennedy

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.

Kennedy, Stephen and , (2015), Chaos media: A sonic economy of digital space. Bloomsbury. In: , , , . Bloomsbury, New York, US (1st) . ISBN: 9781623567064 (doi: http://lib.myilibrary.com/Open.aspx?id=752590&src=0) 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 Ar. 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, Medi. Bloomsbury, London (1st) . pp. 103-116 . ISBN: 9781501363856 ; 9781501363825 ; 9781501363832 (doi: https://doi.org/10.5040/9781501363825.0014) NB Item availability restricted.

Kennedy, Stephen and , (2019), 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 Ar. Oxford University Press, New York , 1 (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

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 201. 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 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/)