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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: Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism Zine

This SGFA zine celebrates a growing network of people working within, through and beyond the fields of sound, feminism and gender who have contributed to the SGFA events of 2012 and 2014. It is a celebration of the prolific variety of research and artistic practice which is engaged with aspects of feminist thought, theory and everyday life.
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Member Profile: Rob Mullender

Dr. Rob Mullender teaches sound, construction for film & television and critical/contextual studies on the Live Events and Television and Sound Arts and Design BAs at London College of Communication. He received his PhD in 2011, which looked at how light could be used to synthesise sound. Rob occasionally records, designs and mixes sound for film, and produces sculpture, sound, 2D, performance and moving image works when he can. Most recently he has performed Minor Conspiracy for adapted reed organ and eight breathing participants, and Happy Ending - a site specific intervention for improvising musicians and massage parlour.
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News: Social Listening

This project led by Hannah Kemp-Welch borrows protocols for listening from sound art practice, for use as methodologies for socially-engaged arts. ‘Social listening’ is proposed as an essential starting point for work that seeks to initiate social dialogue. During this project, students listened together and separately, comparing experiences and examining their ‘listening positionalities’.
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