Born 1955 in Cumbria. Studied at Carlisle Art College and Sunderland Art School.
First degree BA.Hons 1977
Whilst at Art School in Sunderland studied modern Electronic and Experimental composition.
Founder member of pioneering post-Industrial group Zoviet-France.
Gained enduring International recognition which carried over into solo project “Rapoon” which I work under to present day.
Taught at and gained MA.Hons (creative Music technology) in 2004 :Newcastle University
Worked with many International artists in film, dance, art installations, documentaries etc.
Huge back catalogue of releases on labels all over the world.
Continued artistic practice in visual arts. Last exhibitions were in Chile 2016 and two in New York 2017.