Michelle Lewis-King

Michelle Lewis-King

Michelle Lewis-King is an artist, acupuncturist, scholar and educator who explores interrelationships between art, humanities, medicine and technology in a globalised society through using Chinese medicine and clinical practice as a resource for creating soundscapes, public performances, exhibitions and publications. From 2017-2019, Michelle taught as an Associate Professor in Technoetic Arts at Roy Ascott Studio, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Songjiang, China. She holds a PhD in Art, Science and Technology from Cambridge School of Art, an MA in Sculpture from Chelsea College of Arts London (UAL), a BFA in Sculpture from Tyler School of Art (PA, USA), and a BSc in Acupuncture: Chinese Medicine from the University of Westminster (UK). Since 2015, she has collaborated with 4DSOUND Spatial Sound Institute (Budapest, HU) on spatially dynamic soundscapes that reflect the infrasonic processes of the human body according to Chinese medical philosophy.

Pulse Project

Artist and acupuncturist Michelle Lewis-King draws upon Chinese medical practices to translate bodily rythms into collaborative performances.