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: Re-Soundings: Prelude - The Ayahs Home

A video installation by Cathy Lane asking - How can the muted be voiced? How can the unheard be listened to? How do memories get lost? Do they just fall through the cracks as stories are told and retold, each time missing out what is not considered important according to those who have the power to record and tell the stories and shape our ideas of our pasts and our histories?
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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: 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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