Julia Schauerman is an electroacoustic composer, improviser and community artist. Collaboration is central to Julia’s practice; she has been involved in over 30 collaborations within the last 2 years and works closely with digital art group Genetic Moo.
Julia completed a Composition MA with distinction at The University of Sheffield and has now undertaking a practice-led research PhD at the University of the Arts London and is a member of Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP). Julia has recently been awarded a TECHNE Studentship.
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. Julia has recently completed 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 2020-23 



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



  • 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 



  • 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, Sheffield, UK April 2020 



  • Genetic Moo: Microworld Wolves, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK, Jul-Sept 2023
  • Genetic Moo: Microworld Amelia, Amelia Scott Museum, Royal Tunbridge Wells, UK, May-Sept
  • Unfolding Narratives 3, PGR Students Work-in-Progress Show, LCC, London, UK, April 2023
  • Cath Acons: Voyages Exchange Place Studios, Sheffield, UK, Feb–Mar 2023
  • Genetic Moo: Microworld: Lincoln, The Collection Museum, Lincoln, UK, Jul–Oct 2022 
  • Genetic Moo: InterPlaces, Wabash Valleyart Spaces Indiana, USA, May 2022-May 2023 
  • Earth Day – Listening Room, London College of Communication, UAL, London, UK, April 2022 
  • Geometry & Gesture, Sheffield, UK, Feb-Mar 2022 
  • Genetic Moo: Daisyworld, Phoenix, Leicester, UK, Jan-Feb 2022
  • Audiovisual Frontiers (online), UCR ARTS, California, USA, Dec 2021
  • Genetic Moo: Reflection (group show) The Cello Factory, London, UK, Oct 2021 
  • Genetic Moo: Microworld Kristiansand, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Norway, May-Sept 2021 
  • Genetic Moo: Virtual Microworld on SKMU Virtual, Jul-Sept 2021 



  • 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, Plymouth, UK, 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 



  • ‘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.


Crisap People crisap.org/people

AHRC Network Research Project (2022-23) Sounding Knowledge Network: 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