IN THE FIELD
International Symposium for Field Recording at the British Library
15 - 16 Feb 2013
In The Field Website
Panel one: Origins of Field Recording
Intro + Joeri Bryninckx, Felicity Ford, Simon Elliott, Panel Q&A.
Panel Two: Public Life of Recording
Intro + Claudia Wegener, Chris Watson, David Velez, Panel Q&A.
Panel Three: Recording ther Urban Field
Intro + Peter Cusack, Des Coulam, Salome Voegelin, Panel Q&A.
Panel Four: Hearing the Unheard / Seeing the Unseen
Intro + Christina Kubisch, Jana Winderen, Davide Tidoni, Panel Q&A.
Panel Five: Collective Fields, Virtual Fields, Mediatised Fields
Ximena Alarcon, Zoe Irvine, Udo Noll, Francesca Panetta, Panel Q&A.
Curated Session Two: Mark Peter Wright - Stretching the Field. Programme.
Curated Session Three: Helen Frosi, SoundFjord. Programme
A two day international symposium to open up and explore the practice, art and craft of field recording through a series of panel presentations, listenings and screenings.
Starting from the early days of field recording the symposium aims to relate the multitude of contemporary field recording practices to their historical precedents and investigate issues in contemporary practices such as:
How field recordings are distributed to and heard by an audience;
Recording the unheard;
Mapping the urban;
Questioning the extended nature of the field in a digital networked landscape.
Ximena Alarcón, Joeri Bruyninckx, Angus Carlyle, Daniela Cascella, Des Coulam, Peter Cusack, Simon Elliott, Felicity Ford, Helen Frosi (SoundFjord), Zoe Irvine, Christina Kubisch, Cathy Lane, Udo Noll, Francesca Panetta, Nye Parry, Davide Tidoni, Cheryl Tipp, David Vélez, Salomé Voegelin, Chris Watson, Claudia Wegener, Jana Winderen, Mark Peter Wright
Also, The symposium will also celebrate the publication of a new book In the Field.
In the Field by Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle
This is a collection of interviews with contemporary sound artists who use field recording in their work. These conversations explore the fundamental issues that underlie the development of field recording as the core of their practice. Recurring themes include early motivations, aesthetic preferences, the audible presence of the recordist and the nature of the field.
Conversations with Manuela Barile, Angus Carlyle, Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, Viv Corringham, Peter Cusack, Steven Feld, Felicity Ford, Jez Riley French, Antye Greie, Christina Kubisch, Cathy Lane, Francisco López, Annea Lockwood, Andrea Polli, Ian Rawes, Lasse-Marc Riek, Hiroki Sasajima, Davide Tidoni, Hildegard Westerkamp and Jana Winderen.
The symposium is curated by Cathy Lane, Angus Carlyle and Cheryl Tipp
With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union.