Robert Strachan


Robert Strachan is a senior lecturer in the School of Music at the University of Liverpool. He is also an active musician and sound artist. His audiovisual installations have been exhibited at the Wordsworth Trust, Kakimori Bunko, Itami, Japan. Abject Gallery, Newcastle, Liverpool Biennial, the Bluecoat and FACT. He also has a track record in exploring the use of digital audio technologies in one-off hybrid performances including his work with the Hive Collective at METAL (2012), FutureEverything (2010) and Tate Liverpool (2009). His two collaborative performances of 'Blue Remix' with the Swiss performance artist Yann Marussich (including the National Review of Live Art, Glasgow) formed part of a project which would receive the award of Distinction: Hybrid Art at the 2008 Prix Ars Electronica. His music and commentary have been heard on a variety of radio stations including a solo broadcast live set and interview for BBC Radio 3 and a central role in BBC Radio 2’s Beyond the Telescope documentary. His experimental/psychedelic rock band Bonnacons of Doom have played numerous festivals in the UK and Europe.