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.
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Research Feature: Sinister Resonance: The Mediumship of the Listener
‘Sinister Resonance’ is the published outcome of four years of inter-related music practice, conference presentations, peer-reviewed academic articles and book chapters, and scholarly research related to the act of listening by David Toop. Toop examines the possibility of ‘hearing’ otherwise silent media such as paintings and literary texts as if they are audio recordings. As a discursive text moving between scholarly analysis and listening journal, the book proposes a form of critical writing located between the act of making sound and the developing academic discourse of sound art.More...
Member Profile: Holly Ingleton
Dr Holly Ingleton is a cultural worker and feminist sound studies scholar whose transdisciplinary performative practice explores sound in an expanded and often dematerialised field through archives, conversations, interventions, hidden herstrories and historical amnesias, tuning into feminist frequencies within sites of the juxtapolitical. Holly is involved as archivist and educator for the Her Noise Archive, editor of www.hernoise.org and founding co-collaborator of Sound:Gender:Feminism:Activism. She has performed and exhibited in the UK, Australia and Greece, talks at festivals and symposia internationally, has published in Reflections on Process in Sound and Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture (forthcoming) and recently completed the doctoral research, Composing Paradoxes: Feminist Process in Sound Arts and Experimental Musics.More...