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D+M Visiting Artist Series: Frauke Behrendt

Frauke Behrendt’s research interests include the areas of digital cultures, sound studies, mobility and media theory. Her research combines empirical and theoretical investigations of the link between mobility, sound and media and how this is articulated both in contemporary art and in everyday live.

Frauke is on the Steering Committee of the European COST Action on ‘’Sonic Interaction Design’ and of the International Workshop of Mobile Music Technology. In addition, she is a member of NYLON (international research network in sociology, history and cultural studies), and the ‘Centre for Material Digital Culture’ (Sussex University).

She is a Research Fellow at the Cultures of the Digital Economy Institute (CoDE), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Previously, Frauke has held positions at the University of Sussex and as Visiting Assistant Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design (US). She completed her PhD on ‘Mobile Sound. Media Art in Hybrid Spaces’ at the University of Sussex and holds an MA in Cultural Studies from Leuphana University in Germany.