Brandon Hocura

Brandon Hocura

PhD Student

Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies

Film and Media

Arts and Science

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Brandon Hocura is a sound artist, filmmaker, writer, and archivist. He is the founder and creative director of the record label and publisher Séance Centre. His research intersects with experimental poetics and ethnography, exploring the complex relationships between music, language, technology, geography, and culture. His recent research areas include iterative sound, autonomous distribution networks, visual & sound poetry, material histories, rogue archives, archipelagic theory, and diasporic traditions. As part of the Vulnerable Media Lab team at Queen's University, he is engaged with audio and video preservation, and is helping to build standards and best practices for audio archiving. Brandon’s research is supported by a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship.