Tobias Ewé

Committee

Dr. T’ai Smith (primary), Dr. Saygin Salgirli, Dr. Eldritch Priest

Research areas

Sound Art, Xenofeminism, Speculative Aesthetics, Human Finitude, ‘pataphysics


Tobias Ewé is a computer musician and theorist based in Vancouver, Canada. He is writing a PhD on xenophonic sound art at The University of British Columbia.

www.ewe.institute

Selected Publications

2018 – “Alternate Media Histories: Works by Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag, John Kannenberg & Morten Riis,” The Bloomsbury Handbook of Sound Art. eds. Holger Schulze & Sanne Krogh Groth. London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming)

2018 – Det xenofeministiske manifest. Copenhagen: Passive Aggressive publishing, 2017 (translation of Xenofeminism: A Politics of Alienation, 2015)

 

Selected Talks & Conferences

2018 – “The Limiter.” The Limits of Aurality, Sound studies symposium. UNITT/PITT Projects in collaboration with SFU School of Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia. Organised by Tobias Ewé, Eldritch Priest and Saygin Salgirli. http://limitsofaurality.hotglue.me/

2017 – “A Foray into the Sonic Worlds of Animals: Xenophonia in Sound Art.” Universities Art Association of Canada Annual Conference (UAAC). Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta.

2016 – “Twenty Questions: Confusing ((sonic)) D/Reception.” Tuning Speculation IV: De-Tuning Speculation. York University, Toronto, Ontario. Organised by The Occulture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ib1PAhPaui4

2016 – “Mountains Moving to Speculative Vibrations: The {{Sonic}} Experience of Objects.” Sound Art Matters, International conference on sound art. Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Qvqwn_KURU

 

 

UBC

2017 – Teaching Assistant (Saygin Salgırlı), “ARTH 225: Art & Architecture in Europe, before Europe,” Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

2018 – Teaching Assistant (Jaleh Mansoor), “ARTH 380: Art is/as Technology,” Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Additional: 

2018 – Guest Lecturer (Claudette Lauzon) Overlooked and Overheard: Sonic Surveillance and Digital Art, Graduate seminar, “Surveillance & Digital Art,” Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC

2018 – Guest Lecturer (Sanem Güvenç-Salgırlı) Sonority, Tentacularity, and The Old Ones: Flusser, Haraway, Lovecraft, Undergraduate seminar, “Theory and Practice,” Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC

2018 – Guest Lecturer (Eldritch Priest) The Photopoeticon: Visual Representations of Sound and Voice, Undergraduate class, “Sound,” Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC

2018 – Guest Lecturer (Jacob Eriksen and Diana Ø. Tørsløv Møller) Letting the Outside In: An Introduction to Feminist Strands of Speculative Realism, Graduate seminar, “At the Limits of Perception and Cognition,” Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany

2018 – Guest Lecturer (Jacob Eriksen and Diana Ø. Tørsløv Møller) Vibrating Objects: Anthropocentrism and Xenophonia, Graduate seminar, “At the Limits of Perception and Cognition,” Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany

 
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