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: Why not our voices?

Key Note Talk by Cathy Lane at Sound Art Matters conference, Denmark, June 2016: We live in sound, it is all around us. We are implicated in the social relationships and ideologies that we hear reflected back to us. Sound art offers the chance to critique the world that we hear and to produce new and different possibilities.
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Member Profile: Ximena Alarcón

Ximena Alarcón is an artist who engages in listening to migratory spaces, connecting this to individual and collective memories. Her practice involves deep listening, sonic improvisation, and the creation of online environments to expand our sense of belonging and place. She is interested in creating telematic performances, derived from listening in interstitial spaces, such as dreams, underground transportation, and the ‘in-between’ space in the context of migration. She completed a PhD in Music, Technology and Innovation, from De Montfort University, and received a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship 2007-2009, which led to the creation of the online environment ‘Sounding Underground’. She was awarded with a Deep Listening Certificate in 2012, and is currently a mentor for the Deep Listening Training Program, led by the Center for Deep Listening, at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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Blog: The Noisy-nonself: Towards A Monstrous Practice Of More-than-human Listening

A new article by Mark Peter Wright 'The Noisy-nonself: Towards A Monstrous Practice of More-than-human Listening', published in the latest volume of Evental Aesthetics Journal, Sound Art And Environment.
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