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Paul Jasen

SSAC Arts Technologist/Digital Media Producer; Contract Instructor (Music)

Degrees:MA (Carleton), PhD (Carleton)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8327
Office:SP 418

I am the Arts Technologist and Digital Media Producer for the School for Studies in Art and Culture (SSAC). Working with Art & Architectural History, Film Studies, Music and the AVRC, my duties include media design and development, oversight of the School’s instruments and technology collections, and support for teaching and learning.  

As an educator, I specialize in combining technology and pedagogy, in courses on electronic music creation, podcasting and media production. 


Paul Jasen, ‘Perfect Music’ in Perfect Music: High Voltage (exhibition catalogue; Vernon Art Gallery, 2017).

Jasen, Paul.  Low End Theory: Bass, Bodies and the Materiality of Sonic Experience. (Bloomsbury, February 2016).

Jasen, Paul. “A Transversal Lineage: Perceptual Abstraction from Eleh to Op Art,” The Senses and Society. 9 No. 1 (March 2014).

Jasen, Paul, editor. Surrounding Sound – An Electric Fields Symposium. Ottawa: Art Engine. (Fall 2013).

Jasen, Paul. “Acoustemes: How does sound shape knowledge?” in Surrounding Sound – An Electric Fields Symposium. Ottawa: Art Engine. (2013; in above)

Braunn, Glenn, Sebastien Caquard, Paul Jasen, Benjamin Wright. “Designing Sound in Cybercartography: From Structured Narratives to Unpredictable Sound/Image Interaction,” International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 22 No. 11 (2008).


Left: ±° (2019); Right: 4WGEP (2018). 

As a musician, my work has been featured on radio and podcasts in Europe and the Americas. Current projects revolve around modular synthesis, handmade electronics and explorations of radio in its humanly-generated and naturally-occurring forms.