Publications/ Presentations


2022, ‘Walking in the Wild Smart City: exploring geo-located sound walk practices in urban landscapes’, practice as research output available at

2021, ‘A Datalogical Reading of Online Performance’, open access article in the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media: Vol. 18, Issue 1.

2021, ‘Postdigital Place-Mixing in the Wild City’, chapter in Jarvis, L. and Savage, K. (2021) (eds.) Avatars, Activism and Postdigital Performance: Precarious Intermedial Identities. Methuen.

2020, Article and Editorial in ‘Inclusive Intermedialities’ – affiliated issue of the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media: Vol. 16, Issue 2.

2020. Wilding the City: A Practice as research project exploring urban wildscapes through digital mixing practices:   

2019, New Processes for digital encounters with wild, green spaces’ in Theatre, Dance and Performance Training. Vol.10, Issue 2, p.205-207. Digital postcard and blog post. Available here: and here:

2019, ‘The Performer in Intermedial Theatre’, co-written chapter with Bruce Barton for Crossley, M. (ed.) Intermedial Theatre: Principles and Practice. Macmillan International.

2019, ‘Time in Intermedial Theatre’, chapter for Crossley, M. (ed.) Intermedial Theatre: Principles and Practice. Macmillan International.

2018, ‘Already Seen, Already Heard, Already Visited: Constructing the Experience of Déjà States within Live Intermedial Performance’, co-authored chapter with Deirdre McLaughlin in Hansen, P. and Blasing, B. (eds.) Performing the Remembered Present: The Cognition of Memory in Dance, Theatre and Music. London/New York: Bloomsbury.

2018, ‘Virtual: Performance and Digital’, chapter in Bryon, E. (ed.) Performing Interdisciplinarity: Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries through an Active Aesthetic. Oxon/New York: Routledge.

2017, ‘Salford Samples’, peer reviewed article for the Journal of Artistic Research (JAR). Issue 14:

2017, Contemporary Studies Network Roundtable: Responding to Robert Macfarlane’s ‘Generation Anthropocene’ with Rachel Sykes , Arin Keeble, Daniel Cordle, Diletta De Cristofaro, Daniel King, Andrew Rowcroft and Neelam Srivastava inOpen Library of Humanities, 3(1), p.5. DOI:

2017, ‘Generating a Medical Dramaturgy: Live intersections between Intermediality and Health’, co-authored snapshot with Deirdre McLaughlin for Baxter, V and Low, KPerforming Health and Wellbeing.London/New York: Bloomsbury Methuen.

2016Intermedial Praxis and Practice as Research: Doing-thinking in Practice,monograph. London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan:

July 2016, ‘Affective Encounters’: live intermedial spaces in sites of trauma, peer reviewed article forResearch in Drama Education21(3) 332-226:

January 2015, ‘Matter Mattering: Intra-activity in live media performance’, peer reviewed article for Body Space Technology, Vol.14

2012, ‘Dispersed and Dislocated: the construction of liveness in live intermedial performance’, Perspectives Paper for Body Space Technology, Volume 11, No.1

Papers, Presentations and Keynotes

February 2023, Invited lecture on Practice as Research for the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, presented on Zoom.

January 2023, Invited talk on Practice as Research for the CHASE PaR Network, presented on Zoom.

September 2022, ‘Sound Walks in the Post-Pandemic Smart City’, presentation at Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts conference, University of Kingston, London.

July 2022, ‘Wilding the Smart City’: exploring nonhuman wildness through geolocated sound walks, presentation for Artistic Research Working Group meeting, Performance Studies International 27 (online).

May 2022, ‘Sounding ecological processes: mixing more than human growth and digital sound in geo-located walking practices’, lecture-demo for TaPRA Performance and New Technologies working group event, Posthuman Assemblages and Technologically Enabled Performances, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.

May 2022, Invited presentation on Practice As Research for researchers at the University of the West of Scotland.

February 2021, Invited presentation for the DocPerform seminar on Internet Theatre, presented on Zoom.

September 2020, ‘Stirring the Agential Soup – live performance and the critical digital humanities’, presentation for Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts (DRHA) Conference, Digital Curation Lab, University of Salford.

September 2019, ‘Wild, mobile encounters: Re-forming the role of digital processes in place-making practices’, presentation at TaPRA Performance and New Technologies working group, University of Exeter

November 2018, Invited presentation workshop on REF and Practice as Research, University of Essex.

November 2018, ‘Digital and Performance’, Invited lecture for the Society of Theatre Research, London.

September 2018, ‘Activating the Urban Wilds: Developing an intermedial walking practice for the ‘wildscapes’ of Salford’, presentation for Situating the Groundwork, Milton Keynes

September 2018, ‘Intermedial Walks in Urban Wildscapes’, presentation for the Performance and New Technologies working group at TaPRA, University of Aberystwyth

June 2018, ‘Intermedial Practices in the Wildscapes of Salford’, invited presentation for User Not Found symposium at the University of Reading                                                  

June 2018, ‘It’s cowboy country up there’: Ruination and Ruinenlust in the wilds of Broughton’, PaR presentation for ISTR: Regions, Ruins and Regeneration, University of Lincoln

March 2018, Invited discussant response to performances, Critical Care Symposium, London South Bank University

January 2018, Invited workshop on practice as research submissions (with Dr A Matthews), University of South Wales, Cardiff

September 2017, ‘The Broughton Oratory: Working with Digital Materials to create a Mobile Materiality’, presentation for TaPRA, University of Salford

September 2016, ‘Writing and Practice as Research’, invited workshop for PaRNET group, University of Leeds

September 2016, ‘Hidden in plain sight: autobiography and online sharing’, presentation for Performance and New Technologies Working Group at Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) Annual Conference, University of Bristol

June 2016, ‘Mixing media ‘constellations’: musical history and place in live intermedial practice’, presentation for Intermediality in Theatre and Performance Working Group, International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR), University of Stockholm

November 2015, ‘Sampling Salford: musical quotation and the female voice’, presentation for Women in Sound/Women on Sound symposium, Lancaster University

September 2015, ‘Memorative signs and material constituents: Live media practice and the activation of popular music’, lecture-demonstration for the Performance and New Technologies Working Group at TAPRA 2015, University of Worcester 

May 2015, ‘Distanced Proximity: The Live Intermedial Network’ and ‘Working Net’, invited talk and performance at Open: Network Agora, Live at LICA, University of Lancaster

April 2015, ‘The aesthetics of intermedial interactivity’, presentation at International Society for Intermedial Studies Conference: Play, Perform, Participate, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

April 2015, ‘Nostos/Algia: Exploring a sonic past through a live media present’, lecture-demonstration at TaPRA Performance and New Technologies Interim Event, Manchester Metropolitan University

March 2015, ‘Practice as Research and Emergent Methodologies’, invited seminar at the University of Kent, Canterbury

January 2015, ‘Reflexivity and Emergence: Research as a complex system’, invited keynote address, Performing Research, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London

September 2014, ‘Making New’, presentation and provocation for TAPRA New Technologies Working Group, TAPRA 2014, Royal Holloway University

July 2014, ‘Formation and Cut – the distinct stratification of live media performance’ at FIRT/IFTR, University of Warwick

February 2014, ‘Inter-constructions: Hybrid creative processes in live intermedial practice’ at the Merging Media Conference, University of Kent

September 2013, ‘Autopoiesis in Live Intermedial Performance – Loops and Systems’, paper and presentation for the Performance and New Technologies Working Group at TAPRA 2013, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

July 2013, ‘Confrontation and Contradiction: The Site of Encounter in Live Intermedial Performance’, paper for the Intermediality Working Group at FIRT/IFTR Barcelona

July 2013, ‘Lines of Flight’, presentation for Intermedial Perspectives Symposium at De Montfort University, Leicester

June 2013, ‘Transmitted Thoughts: Who is the Receiver?’, Praxis Session with Deirdre McLaughlin at PSi 19, Stanford University, San Francisco

May 2013, ‘Divergence/Convergence: Reflecting on Digital Interactivity and the Construction of Self in Collaborative Processes’, collaborative paper presentation with Deirdre McLaughlin for ‘On Collaboration II’ at Middlesex University

April 2013, ‘Lines of Flight: Conditions of Precarity in Live Media Performance’, Presentation for Becoming Nomad: Hybrid Spaces, Liquid Architectures and Online Domains – TaPRA Performance and New Technologies Interim Event, York St John University, 10th April 2013

September 2012, ‘A State Between’,  Paper for Live Interfaces Conference, ICSRiM, School of Music, University of Leeds, 7th and 8th September 2012