Joanne Armitage


Dr Joanne Armitage lectures in digital media at the University of Leeds and her practice-research encompasses area including physical computing, science and technology studies and computer music. Recently, she has been undertaking research around gender and technology in the UK Algorave community.
She is notable for her practice as a live coder, as one half of the duo ALGOBABEZ with Shelly Knotts. She is associated with the Algorave movement and contributor to laptop collective OFFAL. She has shared work at a number of leading cultural institutions including V&A (UK), Liverpool Philharmonic (UK), Bozar (BE) and ZKM (DE). Her work has been featured by the Guardian, Wire, Mixmag and BBC Radio 3. She recently won the British Science Association’s Daphne Oram Award for Digital Innovation and is part of Sound and Music’s Composer-Curator programme for 2018.

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