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Sound + Environment 2017

29th June 2017 - 2nd July 2017

Sound + Environment 2017

Art | Science | Listening | Collaboration


29 June – 2 July 2017

University of Hull


Sound + Environment 2017 is a four day conference bringing together artists and scientists to explore the ways that sound can deepen our understanding of environments. For example, recent developments in the field of ecoacoustics are proving fruitful in assessing ecosystem change. Sound is also increasingly used to monitor built structures and to inform urban design. We can use sound for scientific and artistic exploration, to inform and expand our knowledge of environments and our relationships to the world around us.

What can we learn from each other? Sound can inform a range of innovative interventions and solutions to problems. Through exploring scientific and artistic approaches together, we hope to engage with sound in order to create complementary ways of investigating, understanding, and taking action.

Sound + Environment 2017 aims to nurture meaningful collaborations which can generate new insights. The programme will feature paper sessions and panels; workshops; public performances; installations, and interventions.

Keynote speakers will include Chris Watson and Leah Barclay.

Papers and artworks include CRiSAP’s Peter Cusack, Jono Gilmurray, Lisa Hall, Magz Hall, Matt Parker and Maria Papadomanolaki.


Read more and book on the Sound and Environment website.


29th June 2017
2nd July 2017
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University of Hull


University of Hull
Cottingham Road
Hull, HU6 7RX United Kingdom
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