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: Points of Listening

Points of Listening (PoL) is a monthly programme of listening workshops, activities and discussions based in and around London. Beginning in January 2014 it takes place every second Wednesday of the month. Events are held at London College of Communication (LCC) in addition to various locations, outdoors and indoors, throughout the city. PoL seeks to promote and investigate listening together: to perform a ‘musica practica’ of field recording, deep listening, remote listening, film listening, textual listening, listening to the audible, inaudible and more.
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Member Profile: Matt Parker

Matt Parker is an audiovisual composer, artist and sound designer based in London, UK. He creates immersive audiovisual experiences that reveal and amplify hidden connections between every-day technology and our environment. His work surveys the physical locations of ‘The Cloud’; capturing the unique acoustic footprint of the internet. It aims to highlight that whilst our smartphones sit silently on our dresser tables as we sleep, somewhere in the world a physical hive of noise, cables and chaos maintains our ‘digital selves’, with real analogue consequences to the surrounding environment.
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Blog: Louise Marshall – Post-doc Fellowship

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