Dublin, County Dublin
Stephen Roddy an Irish artist and researcher working with sound and music technologies. His artistic work includes installation, data–driven music and sonification, guitar performance, dance, theatre and electroacoustic music composition. It explores the phenomenology of embodiment and examines how the relationship between body and mind influence sound making activities. Stephen holds a PhD in Sonification, the science and art of representing data with sound, form Trinity College Dublin. He also holds a B.Sc in Music Media and Performance Technology and an M.A in Music Technology from the University of Limerick. His academic work employs empirical research methodologies to develop sonification mapping strategies which exploit the listeners embodied cognitive faculties. His recent artistic work has been performed at the Sonorities Contemporary Music Festival, the Helicotrema Recorded Audio Festival at the Punta Della Dogana, 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 is a board member of the Irish Sound Science and Technology Association and reviews editor for the Interference Journal.