ANDREW NIESS
audiovisual researcher | instrument maker | editor





publications



forthcoming
“Troubling Vocality: The Human Microphone and Parahuman Attunement,”
 in Oxford Handbook of Protest Music, eds. Eric Drott and Noriko Manabe, (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

“Composing with Infrastructures: Parapersonal Pedagogies for Environmental Humanities Classrooms,” in Ecopedagogies: Practical Approaches to Experiential Learning, eds. Ellen Bayer and Judson Finley, (Routledge, expected fall 2022), co-authored with Davy Knittle.

“The Emergence of Sō-on in Industrial Japan: Kōjō Ongaku and An/aesthetic Strategies for Factory Management,” Journal of Japanese Studies (accepted, forthcoming 2024), co-authored with Keisuke Yamada.

2022
Reorienting Sonic Creativity amid Ecological Disorientation,” PhD dissertation (University of Pennsylvania).

2021
Breath-Controlled Instrument Design for Ecological Crises,” Master’s thesis (University of Pennsylvania).


Illustration from absurd.design.