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: Points of Listening

Points of Listening (PoL) is a monthly programme of listening workshops, activities and discussions based in and around London. Beginning in January 2014 it takes place every second Wednesday of the month. Events are held at London College of Communication (LCC) in addition to various locations, outdoors and indoors, throughout the city. PoL seeks to promote and investigate listening together: to perform a ‘musica practica’ of field recording, deep listening, remote listening, film listening, textual listening, listening to the audible, inaudible and more.
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Member Profile: Magz Hall

Sound and radio artist and senior lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. Magz heads artist led group Radio Arts. Her work often considers the artistic potential of radio. Her audio work has been exhibited in the British Museum, Tate Britain, the Sainsbury Centre, Whitechapel Gallery, MACBA Barcelona, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Norway, Morocco, Canada and the USA and broadcast internationally. Her ambisonic soundtrack of Hong Kong Airport at the British Museum was described as "extraordinary and rich" by Richard J. Williams in The Anxious City (2004), her "intriguing and beautiful work" Radio Mind (2012) was commissioned for Lightworks Festival. Spiritual Radio (2014) was commissioned for Unbinding the Book exhibition in Whitechapel London “pages of the book are held shut by copper nails, connected to form a transmitter circuit through which words flow “in an eternal loop….the text awaits the listener who is tuned to the right frequency” (The Guardian) also part of The Engine Room International Sound Art Exhibition (2015).
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Blog: The fourth issue of 'Reflections on Process in Sound' is out!

Reflections on Process in Sound is a free online journal edited by CRiSAP PhD Iris Garrelfs. It focuses on sound related activities but also branches out into adjacent territories with the aim to provide a forum where artists can engage in discussions about how they create the work they do.
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