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. An award-winning composer and sound editor with over 90 film and television credits, he is a Senior Lecturer in Music at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, and sits on the boards of both Feral Arts and Queensland Music Festival. 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.