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Prof Paul Sermon
Prof Paul Sermon
postal addressSchool of Art & Design, Centenary Building, Peru Street, Salford, Greater Manchester, M3 6EQ.
email addressP.Sermon@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 295 6149
website addresshttp://www.paulsermon.org
Key Memberships
Associate Head of School (Research): School of Art & Design
From January 2010 to August 2012.
From July 2012 to October 2013.
Member of School: School of Arts & Media
From September 2012 to October 2013.
Full Member of Research Centre: Creative Technology & Communications
From January 2010 to June 2012.
Profile Summary
Since the early nineteen-nineties Paul Sermon's practice-based research in the field of contemporary media arts has centred on the creative use of telecommunication technologies. Through his unique use of videoconference techniques in artistic telepresence applications he has developed a series of celebrated telematic art installations that have received international acclaim and have been cited on numerous occasions amongst his peers in this field: A leading figure and pioneer of telematic artworks, having worked in the field for nearly 20 years (http://www.beap.org/2004/). Leading pioneer of telematic art and performance (http://www.storyrooms.net/sermon/). Artist Paul Sermon, Reader in Creative Technology at the University of Salford, is a pioneer of Telematic Arts (http://www.pixelraiders.org/). A pioneer in telematic artwork (http://www.ccr.buffalo.edu/anstey/RESUME/pres/sig01/).
Key Qualifications
1991
1988
Key Projects
2007
Nov
Situations and Collaboration between Second Life and Consensual Landscapes
Arts Council England, £4,000.00.
Investigator: P Sermon (100%).
2005
Nov
REACT
AHRC, £10,000.00.
Investigator: P Sermon (100%).
2005
Feb
ACE/CVE Artist-in-Residence
Arts Council England, £10,000.00.
Investigator: P Sermon (100%).
2004
Jul
ICT methods network
JISC, £28,235.00.
Investigator: P Sermon (100%).
2003
Mar
AHRB Fellowship - Drew Hemment
AHRC, £131,000.00.
Investigator: P Sermon (100%).
2001
May
Touchware - Pilot Project
NW Arts Board, £4,000.00.
Investigator: P Sermon (100%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Exhibitions
Other Publications
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Key Presence
Consultancy Roles
2004
Oct
2004
Apr
2001
Oct
External Examiner Duties
2010
Jul

PhD Viva: Ludics for a Ludic Society. The Art and Politics of Play b