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: SoundWords

SoundWords (soundwords.tumblr.com), is a blog for phonographic writing that attempts to write about sound and the listened to without simply relying on adjectives and adverbs, (loud, quiet, noisy, harsh) but by expanding sentences, inventing words and neglecting grammar to accommodate the invisible ephemerality and passing nature of sound.
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Member Profile: Artur Vidal

Artur M Vidal is a Spanish-born saxophone player and sound artist who grew up in Paris and currently resides in London. As such, he has performed and recorded extensively in the UK, France and Spain, as well as also being active in Turkey, Mexico and the Czech Republic. His work involves field recordings, sound walks, dance and improvisation, and he is an active member of the improvised music scene, playing and recording with artists and musicians who include Grundik Kasyansky, Jennifer Allum, Ruth Barberan, and Sébastien Branche, with whom he makes up the improvising saxophone duo ‘Relentless’.
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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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