Stephanie LovelessLecturer, Arts Department / Director, Center for Deep Listeningat Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Stephanie Loveless is a sound and media artist whose research centers on listening and vocal embodiment. Her recent projects include a mobile web-app for geo-located listening and sound works that channel the voices of plants, animals, and musical divas. Loveless’ sound, video and performance work has been presented widely in festivals, galleries, museums and artist-run centers in North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East. She has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council and el Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; awards from Kodak, the International Festival of Cinema and Technology, and the Malcolm S. Morse Foundation; and has completed residencies at el Centro Mexicano para la Musica y las Artes Sonoras (Morelia, Mexico), the Coleman Center for the Arts (York, Alabama), and Studio XX (Montréal, Québec). She holds MFAs from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Bard College, and a certification in Deep Listening from composer Pauline Oliveros. Currently, she teaches courses on Deep Listening and ecologically-oriented sound art at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York.