Adam Stearns is an
audio-visual sonic artist and composer. He has recently completed an MSc in
sound design and audiovisual practice at the University of Glasgow.
work encompasses fixed media, live performance, installation, and moving image.
Inspired by communities, heritage, identity, queerness, and socio-cultural
phenomena, Adam’s work often tells a story of a place, person, or community. He creates participatory art which encourages
connection and communication between people.
works as a freelance musician, providing musical accompaniment for the Scottish
Ballet’s education department – playing piano and percussion for classes
specifically designed for people living with dementia, Parkinson’s and MS, in
addition to outreach programs for young people around Scotland. Adam also
facilitates various other community orientated music projects around Glasgow,
and has been a session musician for many bands in both a live and recorded
context. For the past six years Adam has also taught at a summer program in
Tokyo as a sonic arts teacher.