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: Into the Maelstrom: Music, Improvisation and the Dream of Freedom: Before 1970

In this first instalment of acclaimed music writer David Toop's interdisciplinary and sweeping overview of free improvisation, Into the Maelstrom: Music, Improvisation and the Dream of Freedom: Before 1970 introduces the philosophy and practice of improvisation (both musical and otherwise) within the historical context of the post-World War II era.
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Member Profile: Rob Mullender

Dr Rob Mullender teaches sound, construction for film & television and critical/contextual studies on the Live Events and Television and Sound Arts and Design BAs at London College of Communication. He received his PhD in 2011, which looked at how light could be used to synthesise sound. Rob occasionally records, designs and mixes sound for film, and produces sculpture, sound, 2D, performance and moving image works when he can. Most recently he has performed Minor Conspiracy for adapted reed organ and eight breathing participants, and Happy Ending - a site specific intervention for improvising musicians and massage parlour.
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Blog: Science Museum Group Journal Writing Prize

Congratulations to John Kannenberg, winner of the Science Museum Group Journal Writing Prize 2017.
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