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: In The Shadow of the Silent Mountain

Angus Carlyle’s album released in 2016 ”In The Shadow of the Silent Mountain,” published by the German record label Gruenrekorder[http://www.gruenrekorder.de/?page_id=15382], emerged from an intermittent three year project exploring Spring in the range of Southern Italian mountains located in the Picentini national park.
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Member Profile: Thomas Gardner

Thomas Gardner (MA Sound Arts course leader) is a composer, improviser, teacher, computer programmer and academic. His work is particularly concerned with the relations between sound art and music, focusing on group interaction and the kinds of changes introduced by electronic media. His work with the performance group Automatic Writing Circle (AWC), which he co-founded in 2007, has been a key way to explore these issues in practice and consists of the composition of new work, improvisation, the design of instruments and software, and the exploration of new performance contexts. Recent pieces have been premiered at the Sonic Fusion festival and at Parasol Unit, Foundation for contemporary art. Other areas of research include historically informed practice (Baroque and 19th century performance styles), computer programming and new instrument design.
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Blog: Open Call: Urban Sonic Places Commission

This open call invites submissions of performative, mobile, workshop or intervention based sound art works to take place in the immediate environs of Elephant and Castle, London. Selected artists will be commissioned a fee of £150. Deadline: 20 December 2017.
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