mark fell





mark fell cv

Studio address: 4-5 Chatham Street, Rotherham, S65 1DP, UK.


Born Rotherham 1966.

installation, exhibition, screening, performance.




















  • arches of frost music used a dance by orjan andersson, Compania national de Danze at Teatro de la Zarzuela (madrid)
  • vibration white finger, b!as festival of sound arts, taipei fine arts museum (taipei).
  • absolute 5 with ernest edmonds, acmi (melbourne)
  • absolute 4.5, beta space the powerhouse museum (sydney)
  • you are here with george saxon, sightsonic (york)
  • port hacking #4, el sonido de la velocidad at centre de cultura contemporania de barcelona (barcelona) short recorded exerpt of work made during a residency at UTS in sydney.
  • w+w, generative film, salon (tokyo).
  • untitled 1, with ernest edmonds shown at graphite (singapore).
  • untitled 2, with ernest edmonds shown at siggraph (la).
  • vibration white finger, screened: graf media gm (osaka), mediatheque (sendai), center for arts and media (yamaguchi), laforet museum harajuku (tokyo).
  • tshirt for salon magazine, tokyo.
  • blir performed in conjuction with audio visual spaces series at vooruit and smak (gent)
  • snd cimatics festival of audio visual art, nova cinema (brussels)
  • snd c90 (sheffield)
  • snd us tour with autechre and rob hall.
  • snd at sonar lounge (baltimore)
  • snd at orange peel (asheville)
  • snd at variety playhouse (atlanta)
  • snd at twiropa (new orleans)
  • snd at the parish (austin)
  • snd at trees (dallas)
  • snd at freedom (phoenix)
  • snd at el rey (los angeles)
  • snd at mezzanine (san francisco)
  • snd at berbatis pan (portland)
  • snd at neumos (seattle)
  • snd at commodore (vancouver)
  • snd at ascot room (minneapolis)
  • snd at metro (chicago)
  • snd at masonic temple (detroit)
  • snd at opera house (toronto)
  • snd at usine (montreal)
  • snd at paradise (boston)
  • snd at webster hall (new york)
  • snd at trocadero (philadelphia)
  • snd at black cat (washington)
  • europe tour as snd with autechre and rob hall.
  • snd at link (bologna)
  • snd at brancaleone (rome)
  • snd at la friche belle de mai (marseilles)
  • snd at l'usine (geneva)
  • snd at dv1 (lyon)
  • snd at la cartonnerie (reims)
  • snd at sensor (koln)
  • snd at maria (berlin)
  • snd at blumen und planetan (hamburg)
  • snd at effenaar (eindhoven)
  • snd at petrol (antwerp)
  • snd, city screen bi monthly dj residency (york).


  • works included in "Australian Concrete Constructive Art", with ernest edmonds, Conny Dietzschold Gallery (Sydney)
  • sonographia performance work with yasunao tone, location one (new york)
  • port hacking #4 time based av "sonar festival of advanced music and multimedia" (barcelona).
  • wxw live sound and 2 screen performance work shown at "ultrasound" (huddersfield).
  • untitled work for sensor+16mm with yasunao tone (york).
  • sonographia work for projection and graphics tablet with yasunao tone (york).
  • elsewhere performance with jez potter millenium galleries (sheffield).
  • untitled 2 screen generative video work with ernest edmonds millenium galleries (sheffield)
  • coming of age in south yorkshire performance with 2 screens shown at "earrational festival" (den bosch).
  • remote desktop performance work for remote desktop with mat steel (york).


  • port hacking #1:4 interactive sound and image performance with ernest edmonds "sparks" opening of creativty and cognition studios (sydney).
  • dirty protest interactive work for light sensors made during residency at hong kong national film archive, "videotage/microwave" festival (hong kong).
  • hikari no mandala interactive sound and light with mat steel and haruo ishii, commissioned by "sightsonic digital arts festival" (york).
  • snd zho (perth).
  • dj videotage/microwave (hong kong).
  • snd zouk (singapore).
  • snd mousonturm (frankfurt).
  • snd all tommorows parties (camber sands).
  • snd La Casa Encendida (madrid).
  • snd @ plastic people (london)


  • firecircle2 sound design for a public installation work with harou ishi shown at "media select" (nagoya).
  • living without a water feature interactive work with george saxon shown at loughborough school of art and design gallery (loughborough).
  • untitled work with softboard and hyrogliphics collaboration with yasunao tone shown at "creativity and cognition research studios" (loughborough).
  • graphic works idea - international journal of graphic art japan 2002.
  • snd activat (pamplona).
  • snd radar festival (copenhagen).
  • japan tour as snd with vladislav delay/luomo and akufen. liquid room (tokyo), the garden (kyoto), club metro (kyoto), club daughter(nagoya), rockets (osaka), cay (tokyo).
  • snd frequencies[hz] audio-visual spaces, schirn kunsthalle (franfurt).
  • snd bios history of video games (athens).
  • snd game on opening, barbican(london).
  • snd raster noton event (chemnitz).
  • snd mutek festival at ex centris (montreal).
  • snd @ nofi (newcastle)


  • early reflection interactive networked installation commissioned by david corbett exhibited at hull time based arts (hull).
  • mumcode generative work made with robert baker, no public showing (sheffield)
  • nightstrings pt.2 interactive light/sound installation with lightsensors, shown "national centre popular music" as part of lovebytes (sheffield).
  • snd off peak @ contact theatre (manchester).
  • snd vector @ modernos (leeds).
  • sndcreative time festival @ the anchorage (new york).
  • mille plateaux tour as snd with vladislav delay, kid606, twerk, gez varley. sonar (barcelona), new forms festival (den haag), impact arts festival (utrect), kunstencentrum vooruit (gent), bsbbis (brussels), volksbuhne (berlin), mousonturm (frankfurt).
  • snd broadcast, nyu radio (new york).


  • nightstrings pt.1 interactive light/sound installation with light sensors, shown at "isea2000" at the batorar light house boat (paris).
  • projected game v.2? interactive installation with floor pads and floor projection shown at graves art gallery (sheffield).
  • post-linear studies 291 gallery (london).
  • snd stdio, elektronikaldia (sansebastian).


  • snd, festival atlantico (lisboa).


  • remote systems interactive sound work commisioned by lovebytes as part of the year of photographic image. exhibited at ponds forge leisure centre (sheffield).


  • atrium sound installation shown as part of "elastic frontiers" (sheffield).
  • non axiomatic living room speakeasy (sheffield).


  • non axiomatic living room (with jez potter). regular saturday night radio show, broadcasting experimental electronica. (sheffield)


  • Hong Kong National film archive, 2003
  • University of York (UK) music research centre, with Yasunao Tone, 2004
  • Acoustics research centre, University of Salford, 2013
  • Gallery Prazeres, 2013
  • Elektronmusikstudio (EMS) Stockholm, 2013
  • Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (EMPAC), 2013
  • LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijon, 2014
  • GNRation, Braga 2015
  • Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (EMPAC), 2015
  • Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe 2016
  • Inter arts centre, malmo, 2016


full length works - cds/lps


mini cds

  • qoob tv limited edition box set of 1000 copies milan 2007

online releases

vinyl 12"s and 7"s


compilations and remixes etc.

  • promo - nakid cd 2023, japan only promo
  • remix of parallel persia here
  • core, self, oscillation commission for yarn-wire percussion ensemble
  • Mark Fell - Ma.Org Re.Mx (long version)
  • 280913_1 - 280913_2 Travel By Goods, live album 2014 with Miles, Some Truths and Joane Skyler
  • less than lethal volume 2 alku 2014
  • "add to cart" editions mego festival compilation 2013
  • remix for fennesz FA 12" 2012
  • snd 11-12 on Electronica en Abril box set 2012
  • track for neon marshmallow festival cassette, new york 2011. recording of mac mini failing to mount a dvd.
  • razor-wire dub, a remix of a track from the manitutshu album, for below the radar 6
  • remix of 'crimson knight' by ay fast for schematic 2011
  • onn as snd on offf festival cd, lisbon 2009
  • colourfield remix dvd, with ernest edmonds, line 2008
  • curdler on less than lethal alku barcelona 2007
  • moskitoo remix 12k records CD new york 2007
  • only love can conquer hate sakamoto remix 2006
  • vibration/whitefinger dvd/cd putblished on soundxvision tokyo 2004
  • paintchanger on brian alfred exhibition cd new york 2003
  • team remix cd and vinyl on skam manchester 2003
  • as, softboard performance with yasunao tone on resonance fm compilation london 2003
  • egg from a foetus on 12k new york 2003
  • easy lover (shirttrax vs shirttrax)on atak tokyo 2003
  • you speak what i feel, below code. tokyo 2003
  • palo alto on clicks n cuts 3 mille plateaux frankfurt 2002
  • dont touch my shed on hz cd schirn gallery frankfurt 2002
  • 333 (unreleased) on mille plateaux frankfurt 2002
  • sonicprocess unreleased centre pompidou paris 2001
  • Musikexpress 50 - Force Inc. Music Works frankfurt 2001
  • ringtones on touch ringtones compilation london 2001
  • aftersnd on12k new york 2001
  • circa 1666 on clicks and cuts 2 mille plateaux frankfurt 2001
  • circa 1666 vinyl version on clicks and cuts 2 mille plateaux frankfurt 2001
  • club tropicana on fylkingen stockholm 2001
  • 4 shirt trax or compilation london 2001
  • .h remix on mitek stockholm 2000
  • ngoma on digital originals sheffield 2000
  • takemura remix unreleased 10" child disc kyoto 2000
  • blir, makesnd 350dpi tiff on the format is the challenge alku barcelona 2000
  • snd2 on ars electronica cd linz 2000
  • toyota city mit press computer music journal 2000
  • famous aspect mille plateaux frankfurt 2000
  • Modulation & Transformation 4 mille plateaux frankfurt 1999
  • circa 1509 clicks and cuts mille plateaux frankfurt 1999
  • 0001 0003 0005 falsch compilation vienna 1999
  • living with jean shirt pt 2 decay compilation ash international london 1997

curatorial projects

note 1, these events were co-curated with mat steel

technical consultancy

for artists, festivals, galleries, museums, art/media production companies.


  • development of interactive systems for art and entertainment
  • non-screen based interaction
  • physical interfaces and interactive objects
  • networked art systems
  • image analysis, motion detection
  • real time generation of hi definition video and multi channel sound
  • digital arts production facilities and studio development

client/projects include:


  • 2021-present INTERNATIONAL CHAIR OF SOUND ART, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
  • 2019-2021, GUEST PROFESSOR, Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe (HfG), Lorenzstraße 15, 76135 Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • 2018 VISITING PROFESSOR, Musashino Art University, 1 Chome-736 Ogawacho, Kodaira, Tokyo 187-8505, Japan.
  • 2017-present. DIRECTOR material discourse ltd. art studio
  • 2003-2017. DIRECTOR umol-xsapida ltd, sheffield. digital art research, development, management.
  • 2007-2012. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE New Aesthetics in Computer Music. music research centre, university of york. research into independent and oppositional practices in new computer musics.
  • 2003-2004. TEACHING FELLOW ADVANCED INTERACTION duncan of jordenstone, university of dundee. workshops in interactive art, technologies, systems approaches.
  • 2002-2003. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN ART AND TECHNOLOGY creativity and cognition research studios, department of computer science, loughborough university. evelopment of interactive hardware and software systems and procedures for time based digital art. critical analysis of technology, interaction in relation to contemporary art practice. exploration of collaborative working environments in art and technology.
  • 2002-2003. LECTURER IN SOUND DESIGN lincoln university (part time). planning and teaching of sound design unit. history, theories, aesthetics, technologies.
  • 1998-2003. LABEL MANAGER and professional artist. snd.innovative label publishing experimental and new musics, internationally know and acclaimed for its output. responsibilities include overseeing development, production, manufacture, promotion and distribution of releases.
  • 1997-2002. LEARNING ADVISOR digital audio and media. university of lincolnshire and humberside.responsible for development and delivery of music technology and audio production within the school of art and design. management of studio facilities comprising of performance, recording and post production suites, research stations and network of computers. teaching of music technology to undergraduate students in phonic art, sound design for moving image, interactive design and time based media. also teaching of interactive systems, sensor technologies and installation systems. also responsible for development and design of school web site.
  • 1997-1998. VISITING LECTURER IN SOUND sheffield hallam university. teaching audio technology, sound generation, editing and manipulation in the context of sound art.
  • 1996-1997. MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER omni kinetic.responsible for production of video, graphics, multimedia and audio.
  • 1994-1996. BUYER puce moment. dealing 20th century design, duties involved meeting suppliers at trade fairs, attending auctions and other events, and ordering stock. other general responsibilities included overseeing staff at a retail outlet, publicity and promotion


  • 2009-2013. university of york uk, with transfer to university of surrey uk. PhD music
  • 1999-2001. university of york. MSC MUSIC TECHNOLOGY. withdrawn from programme due to professional commitments
  • 1989-1992. sheffield city polytechnic. BA(HONS) FINE ART (combined and media arts programme) 2:1
  • 1986-1988. rotherham college of art and technology. A LEVELS philosophy grade a, communication studies grade b
  • 1983-1985. rotherham college of art and technology. BTEC DIPLOMA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN
  • 1978-1983. brinsworth comprehensive school. O LEVELS maths, english, computer studies, biology, art, geometrical engineering drawing

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