Owen Chapman

Owen Chapman, photo by Patryk Stasieczek

Owen Chapman is an Assistant Professor in Sound Production and Scholarship in the department of Communication Studies at Concordia University. Chapman’s sound art ranges from intermedia performance (incorporating original music, video projection and live scratch DJing) to studio-based composition. He is a founding member of the Mobile Media Gallery (http://mobilemediagallery.org), based out of the Montreal Mobile Media Lab. Current research topics include the early electronic musical instrument “Les Ondes Martenot,” a series of interactive cell phone based audio performances (“Bluetooth Beats”) as well as a sound installation and performance piece featuring amplified icicles (“The Icebreaker”).

Project website: http://icebreaker.opositive.ca