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: I Am Not The Cancer

I Am Not the Cancer is a 6-channel video / 8-channel sound installation by John Wynne and Tim Wainwright. It is based on women from across Europe with advanced, or metastatic, breast cancer. Each participant’s contribution is unique and compelling, in part because rather than approaching them with an agenda, the artists used a kind of meditative working method to create a trusting atmosphere when recording and simply asked what was most important to them. Cancer not only affects the body but also encroaches on one’s sense of identity; the title of the piece came from the Dutch participant, Tootje, who said “I have cancer, but I am not the cancer. I am Tootje."
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Member Profile: Cathy Lane

Professor Cathy Lane is interested how sound relates to the past, our histories, our environment and our collective and individual memories. This informs her current work as a composer, sound artist, lecturer and researcher. Aspects of her creative practice have developed out of these interests and include composition and installation-based work with spoken word, field recordings and archive material. She also writes and lectures on these and related subjects as well as collaborating with choreographers, film makers, visual artists and other musicians.
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Blog: Professor Angus Carlyle’s Professorial Platform Lecture ‘Rough Notes’

You are warmly invited to Professor Angus Carlyle’s Professorial Platform Lecture ‘Rough Notes’. The event is at London College of Communication on Feb 8th, at 6.30pm. Angus Carlyle is Professor of Sound and Landscape at UAL.
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