Audio Artist and Assistant Professor at Concordia University
The keynotes by Owen Chapman focus on the future of music technology and encourage the sharing of music through sample-based tracks. He describes how this system would improve our cultural knowledge and musical awareness.
Owen Chapman received his master's in philosophy at Queen's University, and his PhD in communications at Concordia University. He is an audio artist and assistant professor at Concordia University in the Department of Communication Studies, and has had various works commissioned internationally. Currently he is working on numerous projects including 'Audio-Mobile,' which looks at the future of mobile media devices for audio field recording.
The keynotes by Own Chapman explain how the culture of mashups has created a new form of creativity in music. Chapman's dedication to research and promoting music sampling has helped to encourage people that sharing music is not bad.