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: Air Pressure

Air Pressure was a long-term collaboration between anthropologist Rupert Cox and artist Angus Carlyle. It draws on their experiences of recording the activities of the last farming family living within the concrete and steel infrastructure of Japan's largest airport, where noise - of taxiing and of take-offs and landings - exerts a constant pressure from before dawn until well after dusk. The work has also been informed by an extended collaboration with Professor Kozo Hiramatsu (the UK President of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science), who participated in the second period of fieldwork and who has provided us with the perspective of acoustic science.
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Member Profile: Mark Peter Wright

Mark Peter Wright is an artist, lecturer and researcher working across sound, video, assemblage and performance. His practice critically explores the relationship between humans, animals, environments and their associated technologies of capture: playfully and poignantly animating the rituals and constructs behind what he calls these "humanimentical" relations. He has exhibited and published over various international sites, galleries and platforms including: Art Licks, Centre for Creative Collaboration, Corbel Stone Press, Flat-Time House, GV Art, Interference Journal, IMT Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art Rome, Musicworks, New York Public Library, Paccar Gallery, Platform A, Sensate Journal and TATE.
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Blog: Post-Natural Sound Arts

Post-Natural Sound Arts by Mark Peter Wright - a new article in the Journal of Sonic Studies on the application of an eco-political ear, one that is not without its uncertainties and limits, but nonetheless endeavors to listen in, and out, of intersectional power.
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