CURRICULUM VITAE

PETRA KLUSMEYER

 

EDUCATION

May 1, 2013 - PRESENT

PhD candidate, Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON) of the Faculty of Humanities at Utrecht University; Promoter Dr. Rick Dolphijn, Co-promoter Dr. Sher Doruff

2011–2013

PhD candidate, University College Dublin; Prof. Lizbeth Goodman (Director of SMARTlab), Dr. Sher Doruff (Principal Supervisor)

Master of Fine Arts
Aug. 1997 – Dec. 1999

Time Arts Studio Program, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
(SAIC); MFA Degree issued on December 31, 1999

Post-Baccalaureate
Aug. 1996 – May 1997

Time Arts Studio Program, SAIC; Post-Baccalaureate Studio Certificate issued on May 18, 1997

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Aug. 1989 – May 1993

Graphic Design, Arizona State University, School of Art; BFA Degree (summa cum laude) issued on May 14, 1993

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016

Artist-in-Resident at Catwalk Institute, Catskill, NY

2010

Residency Dartington Gallery as part of OPEN PROCESS series, University College Falmouth, Dartington Campus

2008 - PRESENT

Reviewer for Leonardo Music Journal, The MIT Press

2008 - PRESENT

Curatorial practice: SONIC PERIPHERIES#1 – #7;
Research into experimental sound art and music

2008

Artist-in-Resident at The Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida Residence#130 with Carsten Nicolai

2007

Short-list candidate for the tenure-track faculty position for Audio Arts and Acoustics at Columbia College Chicago

2003 - PRESENT

Researcher of Sound Studies (KüWi), Department of Digital Media, Faculty of Art and Design, University of the Arts Bremen

2000

Graphic Designer at Thirst, Chicago

1998

Teaching Assistant, SAIC
First Year Program: Film, Video, Sound

1993 - 1996

Graphic Designer at Chermayeff & Geismar, New York City

 

GRANTS/AWARDS

2008, 2010-11, 2013, 2016

Research Grant GEDOK, Bremen

2008

The Joan Mitchell Foundation Stipend

2001 - 2006

Künstlerhaus Bremen Artist Studio Stipend

2000

John Adams Merit Award Fellowship

1997 - 1999

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
SAIC Trustee Scholarship, Merit Tuition Scholarship for the complete Master of Fine Arts

1989 - 1993

Regents Scholarship Arizona State University (ASU)
Merit Tuition Scholarship for the complete Bachelor of Fine Arts

1993, 1992

Nelson and Russell Scholarship ASU

1993

Ken White Scholarship ASU

 

CONCERTS/EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

2016

Experiment! Sound/Non-Sound: Gallery Herold, Bremen

2008

Permanent Fragments, Not Berlin and Not Shanghai: Guangxi Arts Institute Nanning (China)

2008

Tightly Wound, collaboration with Chad Eby
Inventorium: Audiovisual Performances by Master and Associate Artists at Atlantic Center for the Arts

2007

Berlin Skin, collaboration with Kim Collmer (Animation)
The Platform International Animation Festival Portland

2007

Lichtwelten, collaboration with Kim Collmer (Video)
Arizona Museum for Youth

2004

Pandora's Box, terra cognita?: Neues Museum Weserburg

2004

Windräder, collaboration with Rebekka Brunke (Film)
Environmental Excursions: subspace contemporary art, Berlin

2002

Listen.ing: SoundEvent, 10 Years Künstlerhaus Bremen

2002

Here Life Works Differently, collaboration with Gabriela Monroy (Interactive AV Installation); Creation in Movement: Cenart Galeria Central, Mexico City

2002

Music in Me, Gesellschaft Aktueller Kunst Bremen

2001

xtract Chicago: Sound Festival Podewil, Berlin

2001

Between Image and Sound: Garage, Stralsund

2001

Duplikat 00: Multiples, NFA Space & Bodybuilder Sportsman Gallery Chicago

1999

Groove, Pit & Wave: Concerts around Radio, Turntables, CDs: Festival der Speicherung und Übertragung, Kunst und Technik
Kunst und Technik Berlin, ZKM Karlsruhe

 

DISCOGRAPHY

2010

SOUNDART RADIO 102.5 FM
Mapping out the Sonic Unconscious: Discussion and sound works emerging from the search for the sonic un/nonconscious

2009

Permanent Fragments (Petra Klusmeyer Edition)

2001

Pandora's Box, collaboration with composer Olivia Block (BoxMedia Chicago)

2000

Duplikat 00: New Works 2000 (Petra Klusmeyer Edition)

2000

BONES: Works by Chicago sound artists (Experimental Sound Studio Chicago)

2000

BwO [Body without Organs], A Manual (Staalplaat)

2000

pre_next_pop (Microwave/Staalplaat)

1999

Simmer (Microwave/Staalplaat)

1999

Karnevalsmaske, Chicago Electronic Music Compilation 1999 (BoxMedia Chicago)

1999

Master-Thesis Trilogy: Akousma (or 11.000 Virgins), Chronotope
(Time-Image 8'30), Chroma (Lichtzwang)
(Petra Klusmeyer Edition)

 

TALKS/PUBLICATIONS

Forthcoming

 

Klusmeyer, P., forthcoming. Experimenting: Sound/Non-Sound. In S. Doruff & M. Rossini, eds. Experiment!. Experimental Practices: Technoscience, Literature, Art, Philosophy. Leiden: Brill Publishers.

4 September, 2014

The Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Conference / Philosophy after Nature. On Sound and Time (Panel: New Materialism)

17 July, 2012

Sonic Objecthood, Vibrational Affect
SMARTlab Colloquium, University College Dublin

21 February, 2012

Artistic Research: Re. Methodology
SMARTlab Colloquium, University College Dublin

17 February, 2011

The Cutting of Trees is Associated With Risk;
or hermeneutics of sound works analysis
SMARTlab Colloquium, University College Dublin

July 14, 2010

Mapping out the Sonic Nonconscious,
SMARTlab Colloquium, University of East London

March 9, 2010

Artist's Talk: Sonic Art Practices
University College Falmouth, Dartington Campus

 

REFERENCES

Dr. Sher Doruff

Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam
Senior Researcher, Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Art and Design
PhD coordinator, Amsterdam University for the Arts

Dr. Rick Dolphijn

Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Culture Studies, Media and Performance Studies, Utrecht University
Researcher, Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON), Media and Performance Studies, Utrecht University

Shawn Decker

Professor, Sound Department, Art and Technology Studies, School of The Art Institute of Chicago

Howard Sandroff

Howard Sandroff, Professor of Sound Art, Department of Audio Arts and Acoustics, Columbia College Chicago
Director of Music Technology, Columbia College Chicago