Dr Louise Harris

  • Lecturer in Sonic and Audiovisual Practices (Music) (Music)

telephone: 01413303235
email: Louise.Harris@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Louise Harris is an electronic and audiovisual composer.  She specialises in the creation of audiovisual relationships utilising electronic music and computer-generated visual environments. She completed her PhD in music composition at Sheffield University, under the supervision of Adrian Moore, and previously studied composition at York with Nicola LeFanu and before that at Oxford with Robert Saxton. Louise’s audiovisual work has been performed and exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the Sound and Music Expo, Leeds (2009), AV Festival, Newcastle (2010), Musica Viva Festival, Lisbon, Portugal (2011)International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Huddersfield (2011), Naisa SOUNDplay festival, Toronto, Canada (2011), Strasbourg Museum of Modern Art, Strasbourg, France (2012), Piksel Festival, Bergen, Norway (2012), Sonica Festival, Glasgow (2013), International Motion Festival, Cyprus (2013) and the Linux Audio Conference, Graz, Austria (2013).

Louise is a strong advocate of open source technology and her work typically employs a variety of open source software programmes and programming languages. Her particular research interests are the nature of the audio/video relationship in abstract audiovisual art and the creation of self-sustaining and symbiotic audiovisual systems.



    • Carey, Richard
      Circling the Square: A practice-based interrogation of the phenomenological language of audiovisual music
    • Orleans, Elzbieta
      Apparition: The Adaptation of Archival Image and The Doctrine of Moral Rights in a Post-Digital Aesthetic

Additional Information

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11am - 12noon

Convenor of Music Postgrad Studies

Staff-Student Liaison Officer (Semester 1)


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Harris, L. (2017) Auroculis. [Exhibitions]

Harris, L. and McGuinness, D. (2017) Negotiation and guerilla learning objectives: the teaching of creative practice within higher music education. In: Heile, B., Stanley, J. and Moreda Rodriguez, E. (eds.) Music in Higher Education in the 21st Century. Ashgate: Farnham. (In Press)


Harris, L. (2016) Audiovisual coherence and physical presence: I am there, therefore I am [?]. eContact!, 18(2),

Harris, L. (2016) Thinking, making, doing: perspectives on practice-based, research-led teaching in higher music education. In: Haddon, E. and Burnard, P. (eds.) Creative Teaching for Creative Learning in Higher Music Education. Series: SEMPRE studies in the psychology of music. Ashgate: Burlington. ISBN 9781472481603 (In Press)


Harris, L. (2015) axial. [Compositions]

Harris, L. (2015) ilsonilus:1. [Compositions]

Harris, L. (2015) AllEco. [Compositions]


Harris, L. (2014) pletten. [Compositions]

Harris, L. and Stanley, J. (2014) plavi. [Compositions]

Harris, L. (2014) ic2. [Compositions]


Harris, L. (2013) Indusium. [Compositions]

Harris, L. (2013) intervention:coaction. [Compositions]

Harris, L. (2013) cs2. [Compositions]


Harris, L. (2012) ic2 (formerly intervention:coaction). [Performance]


Harris, L. (2010) sys_m1. [Compositions]

Harris, L. (2010) fuzee. [Compositions]

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