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: Louder Whisper

An online exhibition curated by Meena Vari for CRiSAP in 2011. The exhibition brings together a collection of sound narratives that identifies with Michel de Certeau’s idea that orality is everywhere. Orality has an extraordinary capacity to extend its reach beyond words and languages, and this compilation is an exploration of this rich, varied and intangible territory. Certeau brilliantly says that there is life when places of speech exist in any form and it continues to do so in various forms and function. This collection is an attempt to highlight the fact that conversations somehow or the other will make its way into each and every aspect of life, situations and without being noticed contribute to a change/reform and/or revolution. Louder Whisper is still available to visit online.
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Member Profile: Salomé Voegelin

Salomé Voegelin is an artist and writer engaged in listening and hearing as a socio-political practice of sound. She is the author of Listening to Noise and Silence: Towards a Philosophy of Sound Art, Continuum, NY, 2010, and Sonic Possible Worlds: Hearing the Continuum of Sound, Bloomsbury, 2014. Other recent writings include ‘Sound Words and Sonic Fictions: Writing the Ephemeral’ for the forthcoming Routledge Companion to Sounding Art, Klangkunst als öffentliche Kunst’, in Labor Mühlheim Künstlerisches Forschen in Feldern zwischen Prekarität und Kreativität, Jovis Verlag: Berlin, 2015, and Sound Walking the Museum: A Sonic Journey through the Visual Display’, in the The Multisensory Museum, Alta Mira Press, 2014.
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Blog: Post-Natural Sound Arts

Post-Natural Sound Arts by Mark Peter Wright - a new article in the Journal of Sonic Studies on the application of an eco-political ear, one that is not without its uncertainties and limits, but nonetheless endeavors to listen in, and out, of intersectional power.
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