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: Transplant and Life

Transplant and Life was an exhibition in the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. John worked with the late photographer Tim Wainwright to film, photograph and record organ transplant recipients, live donors, people on the waiting list for a transplant, and specialists in the field. They were asked to make work that would bring the patient voice into the medical museum, a space normally dominated by specimens, clinical hardware and medical heroes.
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Member Profile: Julia Schauerman

Julia is proposing a new and potentially valuable method for creative practice to understand, reflect upon, and communicate major issues in this time of political and environmental challenge.
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News: Corporeality album by Ingrid Plum

Ingrid Plum’s new album Corporeality demands that you listen louder. Corporeality draws on the archive of sound poet Lily Greenham, and utilises shimmering sine-tone structures, intensely-grounded field recordings, and the interior of a grand piano to explore spaces amongst the oscillating layers of sound. At the core of the album is Plum’s voice and the unique circuitry of the EMS VCS4 synthesiser. Plum weaves these elements together into embodied, intimate compositions that get under your skin and activate an interior landscape of listening.
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