David Cecchetto (MMus ’04)

David Cecchetto (MMus ’04) was recently assigned Assistant Professor (Critical Digital Theory) in the Department of Humanities at York University in Toronto, Canada; he was previously Assistant Professor at OCAD University. His research critiques constructions of technological posthumanism, and sound-based readings of media art are often featured prominently.

David has published numerous articles and chapters in a variety of settings, and also co-edited Collision: Interarts Practice and Research (CSP, 2009). His monograph, titled Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism, was released in 2013 on the Posthumanities series of the University of Minnesota Press. His informal writing and news about upcoming talks can be found on the collaborative blog theocculture.net
As an artist working with sound, David has presented his work in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Russia. In 2010 David was awarded the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal from the University of Victoria.