|Background prints: Rosemary Chapman-Smith|
Photo credit: Anna Höstman
David Cecchetto is Associate Professor (Critical Digital Theory) in the Department of Humanities at York University
in Toronto, and an Associate Member of the Graduate Programs in Humanities
, as well as the York/Ryerson joint program in Communication & Culture
; he also serves on the steering committee of the Sonic Research Initiative
, and was previously Assistant Professor at OCAD University
. His research critiques constructions of technological posthumanism, and sound-based readings of media art are often featured prominently.
David has published numerous articles and chapters in a variety of settings, and also co-edited Collision: Interarts Practice and Research
(CSP, 2009). His monograph, titled Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism
, was released in 2013 on the Posthumanities
series of the University of Minnesota Press. His informal writing can be found on the collaborative blog theocculture.net
, as can information about the Tuning Speculation
conferences and workshops that he co-organizes.
As an artist working with sound, David has presented his work in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Russia.