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.
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Research Feature: Into the Maelstrom: Music, Improvisation and the Dream of Freedom: Before 1970
In this first instalment of acclaimed music writer David Toop's interdisciplinary and sweeping overview of free improvisation, Into the Maelstrom: Music, Improvisation and the Dream of Freedom: Before 1970 introduces the philosophy and practice of improvisation (both musical and otherwise) within the historical context of the post-World War II era.More...
Member Profile: Holly Ingleton
Dr Holly Ingleton is a cultural worker and feminist sound studies scholar whose transdisciplinary performative practice explores sound in an expanded and often dematerialised field through archives, conversations, interventions, hidden herstrories and historical amnesias, tuning into feminist frequencies within sites of the juxtapolitical. Holly is involved as archivist and educator for the Her Noise Archive, editor of www.hernoise.org and founding co-collaborator of Sound:Gender:Feminism:Activism. She has performed and exhibited in the UK, Australia and Greece, talks at festivals and symposia internationally, has published in Reflections on Process in Sound and Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture (forthcoming) and recently completed the doctoral research, Composing Paradoxes: Feminist Process in Sound Arts and Experimental Musics.More...