Senior Lecturer / QUT
John Willsteed is a musician and academic. He toured the world through the late 80s in The Go-Betweens, and has recorded and performed with many bands. He has been a guitarist in award-winning Brisbane group Halfway since 2011. He is also an award-winning composer and sound editor with over 90 film and television credits, and is Senior Lecturer in Music at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. He has presented papers nationally and internationally, and his academic interest is centred in concepts of curation and story-telling particularly in relation to Brisbane’s punk and post-punk scene. His PhD, It’s Not The Heat, It’s the Humidity was performed at Brisbane Powerhouse in 2016.