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: Sonic Possible Worlds

Inspired by its use in literary theory, film criticism and the discourse of game design, Salomé Voegelin adapts and develops “possible world theory” in relation to sound in this publication. David K Lewis' Possible World is juxtaposed with Maurice Merleau-Ponty's life-world, to produce a meeting of the semantic and the phenomenological at the place of listening. The central tenet of Sonic Possible Worlds is that at present traditional musical compositions and contemporary sonic outputs are approached and investigated through separate and distinct critical languages and histories. As a consequence, no continuous and comparative study of the field is possible.
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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.
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Blog: In The Field - Reprinted

In The Field, a publication exploring field recordings through interviews with contemporary sound artists, by Angus Carlyle and Cathy Lane. Available to buy from Unifrombooks and other good book shops.
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