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: Sound Escapes

Sound Escapes was an exhibition to mark the culmination of one dimension of a radical interdisciplinary research project Positive Soundscapes which sought to explore how the conventional emphasis on noise as negative environmental sound could be shifted towards an approach to identifying positive aspects of our 'soundscape'. Alongside graphic interpretations of the central research strands of the project, the exhibition includes artists who work with soundscapes across a wide range of practices and whose work is in conversation with the scientific and sociological questions posed in the research
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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: Listen to PoL # 27 Deep Listening

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