Vanessa De Michelis is an interdisciplinary sound artist and educator who lives and works in London.  Her early work consists of electroacoustic soundscape compositions bringing into play improvisation, field recording and electronics. Her latest works explore minimalism and noise in sound installations and live performances.

Collaborative practice is an important element in her work as well as education and the intersectionality with feminism, queer, and women’s groups.  As part of her practice, she designs and facilitates learning experiences, courses and workshops specializing in creative technologies, sound art, maker culture and invention literacy.

Vanessa works as a freelance artist and creative technology education consultant. Since 2021, she is also the appointed Outreach and Inclusion Co-ordinator of the eavesdropping festival in London. She holds a masters from the Film, Media and Cultural Studies department of Birkbeck – University of London. 

Key interests: Creative and Critical Practice, Contemporary Sound in the Arts, Arts and Cultural Policy, Public Funding, Cultural Democracy, Arts Education, Curating and Museum Cultures with a focus on Gender, Feminism and Decolonial Studies.


Official website (until 2018)

Official website (until 2015)

AZ RECS – Experimental Music Netlabel (2010-2015)