Marie Thompson is a AHRC funded PhD candidate at Newcastle University, based in Culture Lab and the International Centre for Musical Studies. She has previously studied at the University of Liverpool, where she undertook her Baccalaureate in Music/Popular Music and Masters in Musicology. Marie is also a musician, interested in noise-based musics, circuit-bending and free improvisation. She regularly performs solo as Tragic Cabaret, in the duo Ghostly Porters, and as part of Newcastle’s audiovisual collective, Kira Kira.
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