Peter Edwards has been
exploring the field of circuit bending and experimental musical
electronics since 2000 through his business Casperelectronics. He
performs regularly under the same name.
Edwards received a BFA in sculpture from The Rhode Island School of
Design in 2000. He is currently studying electronic music and
experimental interface design as a Masters student at the Institute of
Sonology and at STEIM in Amsterdam NL.
In 2005 he developed the creative electronics department at Hampshire
College. He currently designs musical electronic instruments which are
sold as kits through his website casperelectronics.com. He regularly
teaches circuit bending classes at technology festivals internationally
and writes electronics tutorials for American DIY tech magazine Make.
Edwards has performed, taught workshops and spoken on the topic of
circuit bending and creative electronics at MIT’s Media Lab, Hasbro
Toys, Hampshire College, Skidmore College, New York University,
Bloomfield University, Long Beach University, Georgie SOuthern
University and at new media festivals around the world including The
Piksel Festival (Bergen, Norway), The OFFF Festival and Pixel Festival
(Paris, France), Sequences Festival (Reykjavik, Iceland) and yearly at
the Bent Festival (New York & LA, USA).
Edwards’ sculptural work has been shown at the Tang Museum (Saratoga
Springs, NY), Green Gallery (YALE University, New Haven, CT), West Hall
Gallery (RPI, Troy, NY) ABC no Rio (New York, NY), Lost Horse Gallery
(Reykjavik, Iceland), Hans Wies Gallery (Manchester, CT) and more.
Peter currently lives in The Haag in The Netherlands and is studying
with composer and physicist Joel Ryan and master synthesizer designer