Neil Pedder

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Specialist Subject Areas

Video Editing – Final Cut Pro DVD Authoring – DVD Studio Pro (Ex) Live Sound Engineer Sonic Artist Musician


BA (hons)


Neil studied sonic art in the early ’80s at South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education for his BA and exhibited at the New Contemporaries Exhibition in ’84. A lifelong musician, he has played with numerous bands and worked as a sound and lighting engineer. In the early 90s he returned to do his MA at Cardiff Institute of Higher Education. During these studies he became the technician in the Audio Visual area (later to become Timebased Practice and latterly Media Arts and Performance in U.W.I.C.) where he has been ever since. He continues to practice as a sonic artist. Neils current band, the Heavy Quartet, with whom he has been for 26 years can be found at and are currently working on their 14th album. He can also be found playing washboard with the Taff delta bluesmen Jelly Roll Jones.

Principal Publications and/or Exhibitions

“Sonic Drawing” performed at Tactile Bosch Studios 13/11/2010. The recording was shown for the rest of the “Tenure” Exhibition until Jan 2011.