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Phillip Stearns

Phillip Stearns

area: Sound Art / Photography

© Phillip Stearns

© Phillip Stearns

© Phillip Stearns

Key Facts




Sound Art / Photography


New York

recommending institution


time period

December 2010 - December 2010

Diplome – diploma / degree:

2005 Bachelor of Science (BS), Music Technology, University of Colorado at Denver
2007 Master of Fine Art (MFA), Music Composition, California Institute of the Arts

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2010 Entity I, Festival de Arte Digital (FAD), Belo Horizonte, Brazil
2010 Entity I, Bent Festival 2010, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Apeiron | Peras: III, FONLAD - TMG Gallery, Coimbra, Portugal
2009 Apeiron | Peras: Study No.1, Laisle/No Future, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
2009 C. 15:33, FILE 2009, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2009 Apeiron | Peras: Study No.1, Filmer La Musique - Noisebox, Paris, France
2009 AANN, NIME 2009, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 AANN, Juried Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Apeiron | Peras: Study No.1, Optica Festival (Program #2), Gijion & Madrid, Spain
2007 Burlap II & IV, All-In Juried Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2007 Burlap I, II, III, & IV, GLAMFA, CSULB, Long Beach,
2007 Analog 1 & 2, Videographics, Ouroboros V, AMODA [SXSW], The Mohawk, Austin, TX
2006 Adjacent Frequencies (w/ Lewis Keller), Soundwalk, 2nd City Council Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Selected Performances:

2009 Aux Input - Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Apeiron | Peras, Transitio_MX #3 2009, Mexico City D.F., Mexico
2008 ISIM 3rd Annual Conference - University of Colorado @ Denver, Denver, CO
2007 GLAMFA, CSULB, Long Beach, CA
2007 Taugshow by - Chaos Communication Camp, Finowfurt, Germany
2007 Bent Festival, Eyebeam, New York, NY
2007 Guai Ai Gelidi Mostri - Luigi Nono [US Premier], RedCat, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Tapping - Kunsthalle, Darmstadt, Germany
2006 DSS @ Das Kultur Bunker, Cologne, Germany
2006 Difficult Music Series, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Minimalist Jukebox, Terry Riley's In 'C', Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

former residencies:

2010 AIRTime Fellowship (2010-2011) - Free103Point9 - New York, NY
2010 Free103Point9 - Distribution Grant
2010 Van Lier Artist in Residence - Harvestworks - New York, NY
2009 Experimental Television Center - Owego, NY
2007 STEIM - Amsterdam, Netherlands


TEDx Vienna
Klangmanifeste sound art exhibition and concert series
Club Moozak Concert Series @ Fluc
Thalija (a post-rockband)
Radu Malfatti @ Brut
Wienfluss underground tunnel

Recorded Experimental Electronic Music Improvisations with:
Clemens Hausch
Benjamin Tomasi
Bernard Garnicnig
Jean-Pierre Gauthier
Adam Parkinson

Curated a Concert of Experimental Electronic Music (Titled "Destillieren") Featuring:
Clemens Hausch
Benjamin Tomasi
Klaus Filip

Performed at:
SKW 38 in Sankt Poelten

Interviewed by Johannes Grenzfurthner for FM4

Planned and executed an intervention at the TONSPUR_EXTENDED exhibition (see attached PDF of a message explaining the work to Georg Weckwerth)

Composed a new text-based music composition:


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