Dublin, County Dublin
Stephen Roddy an Irish artist working with sound and music. His body of work spans installation , data–driven music and sonification, guitar performance, dance and electroacoustic music. His work explores how concepts of cultural and artistic authority shape and define sonic expression. Within this framework he explores the phenomenology of embodiment and examines how our understanding of the relationship between body and mind influence how we sound art and music. This work often attempts to bridge artificial distinctions between digital and physical, electronic and acoustic that impose false limitations sonic expression. His recent work has been performed at the Palazzo Grassi, Punta della Dogana, François Pinault Foundation for the 2015 Helicotrema Recorded Audio Festival, National Concert Hall of Ireland for the Contemporary Music Centre's Salon Series and at the GPO for Dublin Dance Festival's Embodied at the GPO. Stephen holds a PhD from Trinity College Dublin which examines the science and art of communicating data to a listener by mapping it to sound.