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: Ethics of Listening

This 2500-word peer-reviewed essay by Salomé Voegelin explores the idea of listening to possible worlds. It is a further development of a keynote paper given at the ‘Sound Art Theories’ conference at the Arts Institute of Chicago (November 2011) and from a presentation given at Milton Keynes Gallery about the construction of possible worlds in Clare Gasson’s sound work (February 2012).
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Member Profile: Cathy Lane

Professor Cathy Lane is interested how sound relates to the past, our histories, our environment and our collective and individual memories. This informs her current work as a composer, sound artist, lecturer and researcher. Aspects of her creative practice have developed out of these interests and include composition and installation-based work with spoken word, field recordings and archive material. She also writes and lectures on these and related subjects as well as collaborating with choreographers, film makers, visual artists and other musicians.
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Blog: New Album by Angus Carlyle

In The Shadow of the Silent Mountain, a new album with two accompanying booklets, emerged from an intermittent three year project exploring Spring in the range of Southern Italian mountains located in the Picentini national park.
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