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I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Sound art - Socially engaged arts - Context-focused Composition and performance - Multimodal food experience

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Interests

Pedro is a composer, sound artist and performer. In 2002, he was awarded a PhD by the University of Edinburgh where he conducted research in both music and architecture.

 

Pedro has recently led participatory projects involving communities in Belfast, favelas in Maré, Rio de Janeiro, travelling communities in Portugal and a slum town in Mozambique. This work has resulted in sound art exhibitions at venues such as the Metropolitan Arts Centre, Belfast, Espaço Ecco in Brasilia and Parque Lage and Museu da Maré in Rio and MAC Nitéroi. His music has been presented in venues such as the Melbourne Recital Hall,  National Concert Hall Dublin, Queen Elizabeth Hall,  Ars Electronica, Casa da Música, and in events such as Weimarer Frühjahrstage fur zeitgenössische Musik, Wien Modern Festival, Cynetart and Música Viva. His work as a pianist and improvisor has been released by Creative Source Recordings and he has collaborated with musicians such as Chris Brown, Mark Applebaum, Carlos Zingaro, Evan Parker and Pauline Oliveros.

 

His writings reflect his approach to design and creative practice in a wider understanding of contemporary culture and emerging technologies. Pedro has been Visiting Professor at Stanford University (2007), senior visiting professor at UFRJ, Brazil (2014) and Collaborating Researcher at INEM-md Universidade Nova, Lisboa (2016). He has been Music Chair for international conferences such as ICMC 2008, SMC 2009, ISMIR 2012 and has been invited keynote speaker at  ANPPOM 2017, ISEA 2017, CCMMR 2016 and EMS 2013. At Queen's University Belfast, he has held posts as Director of Education, Director of Research and Head of School. In 2012 he was appointed Professor of Sonic Arts at Queen's and awarded the Northern Bank's "Building Tomorrow's Belfast" prize. He has recently been awarded two major grants from the Arts and Humanities Research Council including interdisciplinary project “Sounding Conflict”, investigating relationships between sound, music and conflict situations.

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Projects

R5648SON: Hewlett Packard Ltd PO: SBE1279174

Rebelo, P.

01/08/200817/12/2019

Project: Research

R6741SON: Co-Media

Rebelo, P.

01/08/200717/12/2019

Project: Research

Research Output

Notating the Unpredictable

Rebelo, P., 2010, In : Contemporary Music Review. 29, 1, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 10 Citations (Scopus)

    Dramaturgy in the Network

    Rebelo, P., 2009, In : Contemporary Music Review. 28, 4-5, p. 387-393 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 13 Citations (Scopus)

    Exposure 4.

    Rebelo, P., Apr 2009

    Research output: Non-textual formComposition

    Portfolio of Distributed Performance Works

    Rebelo, P., 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formComposition

    Spaces in Between – Towards Ambiguity in Immersive Audio Experiences

    Rebelo, P. & McKnight, M., 2019, International Computer Music Conference Proceedings.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Prizes

    Northern Bank "Building Tomorrow's Belfast" Award

    Pedro Rebelo (Recipient), 2012

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities

    Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Teatro

    Pedro Rebelo (Advisor)
    2020

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    New York University Abu Dhabi

    Pedro Rebelo (Advisor)
    2020

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

    Invisible Places 2020 (Event)

    Pedro Rebelo (Advisor)
    2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of board

    Surroundscapes: The Power of Immersive Sound

    Pedro Rebelo (Advisor)
    2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Trabalho, ferramenta ou ‘papel de parede’: A música de catálogo na criação audiovisual online

    Pedro Rebelo (Examiner)
    2019 → …

    Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

    Press / Media

    Som da Maré Press Coverage

    Pedro Rebelo

    20/02/2019

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Tufo da Mafalala

    Pedro Rebelo

    12/03/2018

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other

    A Ilha dos Poetas

    Pedro Rebelo

    02/03/2018

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other

    TUFO DA MAFALALA: OS CAMINHOS PARA O PALCO

    Pedro Rebelo

    19/02/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    Sou Cigano Media Coverage

    Pedro Rebelo

    24/10/2016

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Impact

    Distributed Listening – socially engaged art

    Franziska Schroeder (Participant), Pedro Rebelo (Participant)

    Impact: Cultural Impact, Quality of Life Impact, Societial Impact

    Performance Without Boundaries - a Global Stage

    Franziska Schroeder (Participant), Pedro Rebelo (Participant)

    Impact: Societial Impact, Cultural Impact

    Sounds of the City: Engaging Communities in Sonic Arts

    Pedro Rebelo (Participant), Matilde Meireles (Participant), Rui Chaves (Participant), Aonghus McEvoy (Participant)

    Impact: Cultural Impact, Societial Impact

    Thesis

    Microsound : a portfolio of original compositions

    Author: Gormley, G., 2014

    Supervisor: Rebelo, P. (Supervisor) & Wilson, P. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Topologies for Network Music

    Author: Renwick, R., Feb 2017

    Supervisor: Rebelo, P. (Supervisor) & Yang, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File