Joanne Armitage


Joanne Armitage is an internationally known live coder and digital artist. She was awarded the Daphne Oram Award for Digital Innovation (2016) and the Francis Chagrin Award (2014). She has worked extensively as a creative sound and media practitioner, developing bespoke installations, commissions and performances with artists across the globe.
Her PhD investigated how haptic devices can intensify musical experiences by considering the ways in which the body interacts with and mediates sound. She is a lecturer at the University of Leeds, co-curator of telematics laptop ensemble OFFAL and ALGOBABEZ and convenor of the Northern Sound Collective. Her current research explores how gender emerges in the open-source coding scene Algorave.

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