Owen's written works, incorporating embedded media whenever possible, have appeared in such publications as Organised Sound, M/C Journal, Esse and The Canadian Journal of Communication. His creative work has been commissioned internationally for radio, video, contemporary dance, solo performance and site-specific installation.


Through the SSHRC Insight Development Program, the team-based research-creation initiative “Audio-Mobile” is focused on the potential of mobile media devices for audio field recording, remixing and networked sound mapping.

Collecting Dust

Other research topics include methodologies of research-creation, early electronic musical instruments such as “Les Ondes Martenot” and the Hammond “Novachord”, as well as the intersection of audio art with contemporary electronic sound performance practices.