About

Biography.

Julia Schauerman is an electroacoustic composer, improviser and community artist; she has been involved in over 30 collaborations in the last 2 years and works closely with digital art group Genetic Moo. Her work has been presented internationally, including Mexico, Canada and Norway.  

Julia recently completed a Composition MA, with distinction, at The University of Sheffield and has now begun a practice-led research PhD at University of the Arts London and is a member of Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP).

Julia’s interests include composing ecologically themed works and exploring the use of electroacoustic techniques within community arts practice. She is currently an artist-in-residence at the Leverhulme Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity at the University of York, where she is collaborating with LCAB researcher Theo Tomking on a work about sustainable food production. In February 2023, Julia will take part in a knowledge exchange research project with the Music Mind Machine research centre at The University of Sheffield and Sheffcare Ltd, a care provider for people living with dementia. 

  

Composition presentations 2020-22 

 

Recordings 

  • Lucky No_5, Co composed with Stephen Carley, Zestworld Retreat Compilation CD, Hatch & friends, Bandcamp, May 2022

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Concerts  

  • Exploding Cinema, Cinema Museum, London, UK, Nov 2022
  • Interworld Micro, Interworld Media Event, DINA, Sheffield, UK, Nov 2022
  • Nine Circles of Hell Halloween event, Hatch and Delicious Clam, Sheffield, UK, Oct 2022
  • Holiday in Zestworld, Tramlines at Hatch, Sheffield, UK, Jul 2022
  • Where have all the Rivers Gone, Yorkshire Artspace Gallery, Sheffield, UK, Jun 2022
  • Sound Junction, University of Sheffield Sound Studios, UK, May 2022 
  • Sound Junction, University of Sheffield Sound Studios, UK, Nov 2021 
  • Sound Junction (online), University of Sheffield Sound Studios, UK, Apr 2021 
  • Sound Junction (online), University of Sheffield Sound Studios, UK, Nov 2020 
  • Sound Junction (online) University of Sheffield Sound Studios, UK, Apr 2020 

 

Festivals  & screenings

  • Primeyarc, Yarmouth, UK, Jun 2021 
  • Margate Film Festival, Kent, UK, Oct 2021 

  

Radio/online   

  • Featured on Two Foot Left, Sheffield Live, UK, April 2022 
  • Old Head Post Office Radio, Sheffield, UK, June 2021 
  • Acoustic Frontiers, Ottawa, Canada, Feb 2021 
  • Two Foot Left, Sheffield, UK, Nov 2020 
  • Soundart Radio, Devon, UK, Sept 2020 
  • Radio Classica RTVE, Spain, May 2020 
  • SITE Projects in.oscilation, April 2020 

  

Exhibitions 

  • Microworld: Lincoln, The Collection Museum, Lincoln, Jul–Oct 2022 
  • InterPlaces, Wabash Valleyart Spaces Indiana, USA, May 2022 
  • Earth Day – Listening Room, London College of Communication, UK, April 2022 
  • Geometry & Gesture, Sheffield Feb-Mar 2022 
  • Daisyworld, Phoenix, Leicester, Jan-Feb 2022
  • Audiovisual Frontiers (online), UCR ARTS, California, Dec 2021
  • Reflection (group show) The Cello Factory, London, UK, Oct 2021 
  • Microworld Kristiansand, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Norway, May-Sept 2021 
  • Virtual Microworld on SKMU Virtual, Jul-Sept 2021 

  

Conferences 

  • BFE/RMA Research Students’ Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Jan 2023
  • Sentient Performativities, Art Earth, UK, June 2022 
  • Wild Energies- Live Materials, CRiSAP, online, April 2022 
  • BFE/RMA Research Student’s Conference, Jan 2022 
  • Earth(ly) Matters, Online, Aug 2021 
  • The European Union Anthropocene Forum, Portugal (Jun 2021) 
  • RED Ecologia Acustica, Mexico, Dec 2020 
  • Mapping Music for Wellbeing, Online, Nov 2021 
  • Earth(ly) Matters, Online, Aug 2020 

 

Publications

  • ‘Transcending Boundaries: The acousmatic story in the Anthropocene’. Dobson, J. and Schauerman, J. (2021) Cadernos de Arte e Antropologia. Vol 10 No. 2 pp17-33

 

Artist Residency

Twenty-five 2-hour programmes, broadcast on Genetic Moo’s YouTube channel, documenting their digital ecosystem experiments and virtual collaborations. As Artist-in-residence, I responded to given themes on a weekly basis, producing fixed compositions and/or prepared audio material for live improvised mixing which were then transmitted via OBS and ListenTo software.

Links

Crisap People crisap.org/people

Genetic Moo geneticmoo.com

Jean Hogg  jeanhogg.co.uk

Stephen Carley stephencarley.co.uk

Joanna Dobson  joannadobson.com and acousticallotment.com

Lorenzo Prati  lorenzoprati.com

Stephanie Webber stephanie-webber.co.uk