Dr David Chapman
Senior Lecturer in Media Production
Moving Image Research Centre, Arts and Digital Industries (ADI)
David Chapman is a senior lecturer in media production. He has background as a freelance producer and director. This includes work in television documentary and community and educational video and multimedia. He also is involved in the development of various arts projects, working with a number of artists in the area of video, new media and performance. David is also a practicing musician with a long history of recording and performance and an exhibiting sound artist. His current practice investigates the sonic mediation of the natural world and the durational exploration of place and environment through audio-visual installation. www.davidchapman.info
EB 2.63, Docklands Campus
School of Arts and Digital Industries (ADI)
University of East London
Chapman, D. (2017) Context-Based Sound and the Ecological Theory of Perception’, Organised Sound, Vol.22. Issue1 pp: 42-50.
(Forthcoming) Chapman, D. (2016) 'The Undersea World of the Sound Department: the Construction of Sonic Conventions in Sub-aqua Screen Environments’, The New Soundtrack, Vol.6.2, pp: 143-157.
Chapman D. & Wilson L.K. (2013) ‘Falkland: a Sonic Investigation of Place’, in S. Giametta & F. Michi (eds) Keep An Ear On: Atti Del V° Simposio FKL Sul Paesaggio Sonoro, Firenze, Italy: Fratini Editore
Chapman D. & Wilson L.K. (2011) ‘The Caress of the Audio: Re-sounding Falkland’, Social Semiotics Vol. 21, No. 4, pp: 517-529
Chapman D. & Wilson L.K. (2011) Re-sounding Falkland, (Catalogue) Falkland Centre for Stewardship
Chapman D. & Wilson L.K. (2010) ‘Falkland: a Sonic Investigation of Place’, Journal of Media Practice, Vol.11, No.3. pp: 231-242.
Chapman D. (2009) ‘Chance Encounters: Serendipity and the Use of Music in the Films of Jean Cocteau and Harry Smith’, The Soundtrack, Vol 2, No.1 pp: 5-18
Chapman D. (2009) 'Hark', Screenworks Vol. 1, No.1
Chapman D. & Wilson L.K. ( 2008) ‘Critical Dialogues: David Chapman and Louise K. Wilson,’ (Interview by Anne-Cranny-Francis) Scan: Journal of Media Arts Practice, Vol. 5, Number 3 (http://scan.net.au/scan/journal/display.php?journal_id=125)
Chapman D. (2005) 'The Ark’ [Molly Dineen, 1993]; ‘I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like’ [Bill Viola, 1986]; ‘Video Diaries’ [BBC 1990-2001]; ‘Interactivity’; ‘Multimedia’, In Aitkin, Ian [ed] Encyclopaedia of the Documentary Film, New York: Routledge
Chapman, D. (1999) ‘Downloading the Documentary’, in Wayne, M. [ed] Dissident Voices London: Pluto Press.
2012 ‘I Hear Too-2’ (Group Show) Guildhall, York, curated by Damian Murphy & Jude Bereton
2011 Phono:Graphic (Group Show), curated by Helen Frosi, Galerie8, London.
2011 ‘To the Field and Yonder!’ (Group Show), curated by Helen Frosi. Gorey Art and Film Festival Gorey,Ireland
2011 ‘Touch Too’, (Group Show), curated by Anne Cranny- Francis, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
2010 Re-sounding Falkland, series of multi-channel sound and video installations, Falkland Centre for Stewardship, Falkland Scotland (collaboration with Louise K. Wilson)
2009 ‘I hear Too’ (Group Show), York Minster, curated by Damian Murphy and Jude Bereton
2009 Falkland Audiowalk, headphone based audiowork, Falkland Centre for Stewardship, Falkland Scotland (collaboration with Louise K. Wilson)
2008 Arcadia, 8-channel sound installation Palace of Falkland, Fife Scotland (collaboration with Louise K. Wilson)
2007 Hark 2 (with David Cottridge) (Group Show) Matrix East Research Lab, University Of East London
2005 Hark, (with David Cottridge) Gunpowder Park. Waltham Abbey. Funded by Gunpowder Park and Arts Council England
2005 Reap, (Group Show) Curated by Anne Bean, Café Gallery Projects, London
SELECTED MEDIA WORK
2004 Steel Cello / Bow Chime Director, Editor, DVD Author
DVD documentary of the performance work of Bob Rutman, Adrian Palka and Wolfram DER Spyra. Collaborative research project with Adrian Palka [Coventry University] Funded By AHRB
2004 Art Trail, Soundworks’, Cork, Ireland.
2004 Revelation Online Art project. With Paul St. George & Maureen Kendall [London Metropolitan University] Funded by Lea Valley Park
2002 Wigs of Wonderment - Producer / Video editor
Interactive CD-Rom based on performance work by Keith Khan and Moti Roti. For African and Asian Visual Artists Archive / Live Arts Develeopment. Funded by London Arts Board.
2002 Finding the Way Home - Producer / Director
Documentation of ERSC funded study of youth issues and cultures in East London and Hamburg. 30min. for the Centre for New Ethnicity Research - UEL. Funded ERSC
2002 Artists and Cosmonauts - Co-director/ editor
Video documenting artists working in zero-gravity conditions. Screened at Artists and Cosmonauts [Lilian Bayliss Theatre, London; Strange and Charming Sci-art seminar series Royal College of Art , London and various symposia in Britain, USA and France. For The Arts Catalyst
2001 Chanting Heads - Producer / Video Editor, CD-Rom documenting recent work by 12 British artists for African and Asian Visual Artists Archive, Funded by the Athene Trust
1997 The Hum, Broadcast documentary, Splash/Faction Films for HTV / Westcountry TV (Producer).
- MA Filmmaking - Programme Leader
- BA Film
- MS7502 Audiovision
- MS7515 Documentary Cinema
- MS5201 Cinematics 2 – Screen Visions: material, form and process
- MS5205 Professional Practice in Moving Image
- MS6201 Cinematics3 - Dissertation projects