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 Outside

Into The Outside, a film by Angus Carlyle and Chiara Caterina, made in Southern Italy as part of the Liminaria Residency programme in 2016. The title of the film echoes a quotation from Georges Bataille - "Here darkness is not the absence of light (of sound) but absorbtion into the outside” - and announces its exploration of the nocturnal.
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Member Profile: John Kannenberg

John Kannenberg creates quietly reflective work in image, sound, words, and performance that investigates the psychogeography of museums and archives, the psychology of collection, the processes of making and observing art, and the human experience of time. John's work has been presented worldwide, including appearances at the "Sound Art: Sound As A Medium Of Art" exhibition at the ZKM Medienmuseum, Karlsruhe; the Notations.NL festival in Amsterdam; the 100 LIVE festival in Cairo; and the Switch ON Festival in Kuala Lumpur. As a composer, John's graphic notation work has been published in Theresa Sauer's comprehensive survey of post-Cageian graphic scores Notations 21 and performed by Manchester's Chiasmus Ensemble, while his site-specific video score Collections: UMMA has been performed at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.
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Blog: Share your favourite sounds of Hull

Peter Cusack's Favourite Sounds project comes to Hull for 2017 as part of the UK City of Culture 2017 events. The Favourite Sounds project aims to discover and celebrate what people value about the soundscapes of the cities, towns and neighbourhoods where they live and work. The project asks the seemingly simple question, ‘What is your favourite sound of London, or Beijing, or Prague, or…, and why?’ All sounds can be head on the favouritesounds.org sound-mapping site.
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