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: I Am Not The Cancer

I Am Not the Cancer is a 6-channel video / 8-channel sound installation by John Wynne and Tim Wainwright. It is based on women from across Europe with advanced, or metastatic, breast cancer. Each participant’s contribution is unique and compelling, in part because rather than approaching them with an agenda, the artists used a kind of meditative working method to create a trusting atmosphere when recording and simply asked what was most important to them. Cancer not only affects the body but also encroaches on one’s sense of identity; the title of the piece came from the Dutch participant, Tootje, who said “I have cancer, but I am not the cancer. I am Tootje."
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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: Call for Contributions

We're delighted to announce a call for contributions for our forthcoming conference Large Objects Moving Air 2018 (LOMA 18).
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