Joan Schuman | Part-Time Assistant Professor | The New School for Public Engagement
  • Faculty

    Joan Schuman

    Part-Time Assistant Professor

    MFA, Digital Media Arts, San Jose State University

    Independent producer of narrative radio broadcasts and sound art in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Canada via broadcasts, gallery installations, online venues, virtual appearances, festivals and CD compilations; curator of sound art exhibits/presentations including HyperAcousia.

    Courses Taught

    • Sound Culture
    • Audio Experiments
    • Radio Narratives
    • Media, Nature & Apocalypse
    • Creative Radio
    • Listening In; Radio Rebels

    Research Interests

    • sound art
    • creative radio
    • narrative design
    • environmental themes
    • disaster and the media 
    • relationships among listener
    • maker and audience across media

    Professional Affiliations

    • World Listening Project
    • Public Radio Exchange

    Recent Presentations/Exhibits

    • Trickhouse Live Integrative Arts & Performance, Casa Libre en la Solana, Tucson (virtual guest), 2013
    • Guest sound curator, Trickhouse, online interdisciplinary exhibits, Tucson, 2013
    • Guest curator, Third Coast International Audio Festival, Chicago, 2012
    • Public Radio Remix, 2011 
    • The Curious Ear, RTE Ireland, 2010
    • -curator, Nexus Radio, Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, 2009
    • Radio Ephemera, Third Coast International Audio Festival, Chicago, 2008
    • Deep Wireless, New Adventures in Sound Art, Toronto, 2005
    • Curator, The Sound Lounge, Dinnerware Arts, Tucson, 2004 

    Awards and Honors

    Sloan Foundation Development Grant, online technologies and pedagogy, 2010