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Tim Shaw is an artist interested in the relationship between site and technology. Presenting work through musical performances, installations and site-responsive interventions his practice attempts to expose the mechanics of systems and to reveal the hidden aspects of technology. Tim has presented artwork all over Europe, in the USA, Canada, Australia and Hong Kong. He currently works as a lecturer in Digital Media at Culture Lab, Newcastle University. Collaboration plays a central role in his approach, he has been lucky enough to make artistic work with Chris Watson, John Bowers, Jacek Smolicki and Sébastien Piquemal. Shaw has recently presented work at ARC, Switzerland (2017), Stereolux, France (2016), FACT Liverpool (2016), Eastern Bloc, Canada (2016) and The Wired Lab, Australia (2016).


bb15, Linz, Austria
Arc Walk and Talk, Romainmôtier, Switzerland
The Wired Lab, Cootamudra, Australia
FabLab, Sunderland, UK
Stereolux, Nantes, France
Warmth Sauna, London, UK
Uncanny Valley – LoveBytes, Sheffield, UK
FACT – Liverpool, UK
Discovery Museum – Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Pacitti Company – Ipswich, UK

Pedra Sina Residency – Fungal, Madeira, Portugal


Mumurate – Tim Shaw & Sébastien Piquemal – FACT Liverpool, Stereolux Nantes, Eastern Bloc, Montreal
Remote – Tim Shaw & John Bowers – NEAR Festival, APO33, Nantes, France
Amble – Tim Shaw & Jacek Smolicki – Arc Residency, Romainmôtier, Switzerland
Returning the Ear – Tim Shaw & Jacek Smolicki – 4s, Barcelona, Spain
Intersect – Tim Shaw, FACT Liverpool, UK
A Midsummers Nights Drone – John Bowers and Tim Shaw, Allenheads, UK
Unfoldings – John Bowers and Tim Shaw, FACT Liverpool, UK
Murmurate – Tim Shaw & Sébastien Piquemal, Dumfries and Galloway Forestry Commission, Scotland
Fields – Tim Shaw & Sébastien Piqemal
Performed at Café OTO (UK), NIME (USA), ZDB (PGL), NK Project (DE).
Sound Mirrors –  Tim Shaw, John Bowers & Ben Freeth.
Great Hall, Discovery Musuem, Newcastle, UK
Carboniferous – Tim Shaw & John Bowers Sonic Pattern – Sheffield, UK
Salient/Reentry – John Bowers & Tim Shaw Fort Process – Newhaven Fort, UK
Fields – Tim Shaw & Sébastien Piqemal, CTM Festival – HAU2, Berlin, DE (Music Makers Hack Lab)


(Forthcoming) Ring Network – Tim Shaw, Newbridge Project, Newcastle, UK
Re-Render – Tim Shaw & John Bowers, ISEA, Hong Kong
GUST – Tim Shaw – LGAC, Cwmbran, Wales
Lack – Hyjei Woo & Tim Shaw – m20d, Salzburg, Austria
Bergen Invocation – John Bowers & Tim Shaw – Piksel Festival – Bergen, Norway
SoundLines – Tim Shaw & John Bowers FACT, Liverpool, UK
Tuning In – Listening Back in Time – Chris Watson & Tim Shaw Discovery Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Sounds and Guts – Tender Buttons & Tim Shaw Presented at Spill Festival and Live Theatre
Spillage – Tim Shaw – Hatton Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Sound and Seclusion – Tim Shaw – Victoria Tunnels, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
The Sonic Cosmos – Tim Shaw, Ryan Collins, Guy Schofield – British Science Festival 2013, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK


Tim Shaw – Augmented Sound Walk (Musee Imaginaire) CD
Ocelot – Us Lot EP (Bad Panda Records) Digital
Tim Shaw – Placid (Ghetto Method, Dubtronic Compilation Series) CD and Digital
Mr Blazey – Too Good (Tim Shaw Remix) (Triptik Music) Digital
Nick Pride – Mia Sorella (Tim Shaw Remix) (Record Kicks) CD and Digital
Jayou – Manga Riddim (Tim Shaw Remix) (Triptik Music) Digital
Phabulous Phunk & Ted Nilsson – Fugitive (Tim Shaw Remix) (Whartone) Digital
Smoove and Turrell – Beggarman (Tim Shaw Remix) (Jalapeno Records) 12” and Digital
Groovenik – No More Tears (Tim Shaw Remix) (Fnuk) 12”, CD and Digital
Maximo Park – Calm (Tim Shaw Remix) (Warp) CD and Digital
Joonipah – Whupah (Tim Shaw Remix) (Triptik Music) Digital


Currently Studying –  PhD Digital Media – Culture Lab – Newcastle University
2012 – Advanced Traineeship in Community Music – Sage Gateshead
2010 – Bachelor of Arts – Music – Newcastle University – (2:1)
2007 – National Diploma in Music Practice (Distinction)