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.
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Research Feature: On Listening
On Listening is a publication edited by Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle in 2013. It is a unique collection of forty multi-disciplinary perspectives drawn from anthropology, bioacoustics, geography, literature, community activism, sociology, religion, philosophy, art history, conflict mediation and the sonic arts including music, ethnomusicology and field recording. These specially commissioned contributions explore the many ways in which skilled listening can mediate new relationships with our physical environment and the people and other species that we share it with.Further infomation on On Listening
Member Profile: Laura Plana Gracia
Laura P.Gracia (Barcelona, 1982). Curator, artist, and researcher, currently, is a Ph.D. student Crisap - UAL, where studies the new tendencies in curatorial practices and cultural management in sonic arts. In 2006, she graduated in History of Art (University of Barcelona). Consequently, studies at Master in Cultural Practices and New Media Art (University Ramon Llull). In 2009, establishes in London where attends to Curating course (Central Saint Martins, UAL). One year after, she was granted to study at MAH Media Art Histories (Donau University, Krems, Austria). In 2011, attends the professional course about New Media Curating, led by Beryl Graham (University of Sunderland). Interested in sound art, science, technology and digital media, she is an active participant in hacking culture.Further infomation on Laura Plana Gracia
News: Sound Arts Now reviewed in Leonardo Journal
Read the Sound Arts Now review in Leonardo Journal. Sound Arts Now, by Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle, explores contemporary artistic practices and theories, and what contributes to or hinders artistic and career development. This is conducted through a series of interviews with artists and curators, putting the often-unheard voice of the maker at the centre of the discourse.Continue reading about Sound Arts Now reviewed in Leonardo Journal