Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP) is a research centre of the University of the Arts London dedicated to the exploration of the rich complexities of sound as an artistic practice.


Our main aim is to extend the development of the emerging disciplinary field of sound arts and to encourage the broadening and deepening of the discursive context in which sound arts is practised.

Research Feature: Un-Earthed Festival Soundwalks

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Member Profile: Nicol Parkinson

Nicol Parkinson is an artist and researcher working with sound in the fields of music, live art and performance seeking out the connections and confusions between these forms. Their practice investigates the use of sounding strategies in composition and improvisation as they weave through the corporeal, verbal, temporal, social, political and historical spheres.
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News: Peter Cusack and Katrinem's London Sound Walk Maps online

Earlier this year, visiting artists Katrinem and Peter Cusack led a series of sound walks in and around Elephant & Castle as part of our Un-Earthed Festival of listening and environment. The walks explored an individual’s personal experience of space through walking and a series of 'sonic places' either side of the River Thames. Katrinem and Peter have each created maps of their sound walks, enabling anyone to take the sound walk at any time, or to listen back to recordings of Peter's 'sonic places'.
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