PhD in Composition; MMus (HONS) in Music Technology; Grad. Diploma in Art & Tech; BA in Theology
MR008 School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen MacRobert Building King's College Aberdeen AB24 5UA
A Korean Composer and sound artist, Suk-Jun Kim has his music published by ICMC, IMEB, and SEAMUS, and M&R.Kim has published two books, "Humming" by Bloomsbury and "Hasla" by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg. His humming project has produced a solo CD titled "Humming" in 2019. His research also focuses on sound studies, immersive sound, phenomenological approaches to the aesthetics of electroacoustic music, space and place among others. Kim is full professor and personal chair of Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art and Director of Postgraduate Research, LLMVC at the University of Aberdeen. In 2014, he co-founded and is the director of sonADA (Sound Arts Days in Aberdeen), an experimental music festival in Aberdeen, UK.
- Director of Postgraduate Research, School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
Prizes and Awards
His music has received a number of international awards: Métamorphoses (Biennale Acousmatic Composition Competition in Belgium: 2000 & 2008), Regional Composition Prize at 2008 ICMC in Belfast, Concurso International de Música Electroacústica Såo Paulo (CIMESP: 2007), Bourges International Competition (2001),and mentions and finalists in MUSICA VIVA (2005) and MUSICA NOVA (2002 & 2005).
Kim also received commissions from the Bourges commissions (2002, 2006 & 2009), SpACE-Net in UK (2007), and has been a resident composer at Bourges (2004, 2007 & 2009), Visby International Centre for Composer, Sweden (2007 and 2015), Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida (2007), and MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire (2008). Kim was a resident composer at Artists-in-Berlin, DAAD, Germany (2009).
- Immersive sound for VR/AR/XR/MR
- Aurality of scientific epistemologies
- Audienceship in the twenty-first century
- Sound studies
- Sound and knowing
- Electroacoustic music
- Sound art
I am currently accepting PhDs in Music.
Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.
- Sonic Arts
- Electronic Music
- Music Technology
- Music Composition
Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.
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Aberdeen Laughing: An audiovisual installationNon-textual Forms: Exhibitions
The Pagan's FeastNon-textual Forms: Compositions
The PassionNon-textual Forms: Compositions
The Point is ThisNon-textual Forms: Compositions
VoscillationNon-textual Forms: Compositions
- [ONLINE] https://vimeo.com/119053871
Waiting for OonaNon-textual Forms: Compositions
Being Persistently in Place I: Union St., AberdeenNon-textual Forms: Performances
Aberdeen Bestiary: Sound-Image-NarrativeNon-textual Forms: Compositions
Of the CaladriusNon-textual Forms: Compositions
Of the OwlNon-textual Forms: Compositions
Of the WolfNon-textual Forms: Compositions
Three Types of Engagement with Place Through Acousmatic Listening and CompositionTaking Part in Music. Russell, I., Ingram, C. (eds.). University of Aberdeen: Elphinstone Institute, 15 pagesChapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
Aberdeen HummingNon-textual Forms: Exhibitions
Down and UpNon-textual Forms: Exhibitions
Three Cities (Intermedia Installation)Non-textual Forms: Exhibitions
Three ReturnsNon-textual Forms: Compositions
Different PassingsNon-textual Forms: Compositions
Time felt and places imaged in my compositionskunsttexte.de, vol. Auditive Persoektiven - Künstlerische Forschung, no. 2Contributions to Journals: Articles
A Critique on Pierre Schaeffer’s Phenomenological Approaches: Based on the Acousmatic and Reduced ListeningProceedings of the International Conference Pierre Schaeffer: mediArt. Ziherl, J. (ed.). Muzej moderne i suvremene umjetnosti/Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, pp. 123-133, 11 pagesChapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
HaslaKehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany. 88 pagesBooks and Reports: Books
Acousmatic reasoning: an organised listening with imaginationContributions to Conferences: Papers
Imaginal listening: a quaternary framework for listening to electroacoustic music and phenomena of sound-imagesOrganised Sound, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 43-53Contributions to Journals: Articles
- [ONLINE] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355771809990252
Painting NahhamuNon-textual Forms: Compositions
A Travel Log: From Fwarrheu to HejningNon-textual Forms: Exhibitions
On the Way to FwarrheuNon-textual Forms: Compositions