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Paul Jasen

Arts Technologist / Digital Media Producer (SSAC)

Degrees:MA (Carleton), PhD (Carleton)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8327
Office:446 St. Patrick's Building

I am the Arts Technologist / Digital Media Producer for the School for Studies in Art and Culture (SSAC), and member of the SSAC Tech Working Group. Working with Art & Architectural History, Film Studies, Music and the AVRC. I am the School’s first point of contact for enquiries related to:

  • Communications and media development (graphic, audio, video)
  • Websites and social media accounts
  • Liaison with other technology-focussed offices on campus
  • Studio spaces, musical instrument collections and technology resources
  • Policies and protocols related to media and technology
  • Media-related student employment (projectionists, audio/video creators, social media contributors)

I am also an educator, specializing in courses on electronic music creation and media production, in Carleton’s School for Studies in Art and Culture, and previously in the School of Journalism and Communication. 


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. “Transversal Strategies: 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).


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Left: ±° (2024); centre and right: The Ether is Free (2024). 

My audio work has been featured on radio and podcasts in Europe and the Americas. Current projects revolve around field recording, handmade electronics, modular synthesis and radio.