Art and Mind
career encompasses music, writing, lecturing, teaching and the
visual arts. He has released a series of critically acclaimed
solo albums and has collaborated with the likes of John Cale,
Nico, Robert Fripp, David Bowie and the band 'James'.
award-winning production work spans from Gavin Bryars and
Talking Heads to U2 and Laurie Anderson. A pioneer in tape-looping,
electronics and other forms of sonic manipulation with an
unusual, strategic approach to music-making, he has an ability
to help artists explore new areas. His audio/visual installation
work has been shown around the world, a total of 80 or so
exhibitions to date.
is a Visiting Professor at the Royal College of Art in London
and has been awarded Honorary Doctorate in Technology from
Plymouth University and Honorary Professorship by the Hochschule
der Künste in Berlin. He is a member of Global Business Network,
the Media Lab Europe in Dublin and a patron of the Institute
of Contemporary Arts as well as a founder of The Long Now
writings on politics, culture and communications have been
published in Time magazine (Europe), Nouvel Observateur, Foreign
Policy and the Observer most recently.
is the author of A Year with Swollen Appendicesı published
by Faber and Faber in 1996.