Matthew Sage smiles while looking to the side in front of a plain background.
Communication, Media and Theatre
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5957
Courses Taught
CMTM 381: Video Games & Interactive Media Studies
CMTM 377: Gender and Media
CMTM 366: Multimedia Storytelling
CMTM 364A: Writing the Sitcom
CMTC 305: Writing in CMT (WIP)
CMTM 250: Introduction to Audio Production
CMTM 160: Introduction to Cinema
Research Interests
New Media, Digital Media, and Intermedia Arts. Storytelling. Publishing, Self-Publishing, Small Press and DIY Culture. Counter-Cultural and Subcultural Studies.

M.F.A. Writing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

B.A. Creative Writing (Poetry), Colorado State University


Matthew Sage has been active in counter-culture and subculture as a musician, artist, writer, publisher, and distributor for nearly 15 years. His autoethnographic research and experience in these fields has tied into his academic research interests involving intermedia arts, physical and digital media, and mediated narrative.

He operated Patient Sounds, an internationally acclaimed record label that published more than 140 cassettes, vinyl records, and books produced by artists from around the world in its 10 years of operation. He now operates Cached.Media, a platform sharing music, art objects, and web broadcasts exploring collaborative works made through digital mediation. He has published/shown music, writing, poetry, and visual art with many record labels, small press publishers and independent galleries. He has also performed, produced, recorded, and collaborated on works shown at The Art Institute of Chicago, The MOMA, MOMA PS1, the Whitney Museum.

Room FA 234
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5957
Office Hours
Monday and Wednesday: 2:30-4 p.m (Zoom)
Main Campus
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