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: I, the Thing in the Margins

I, the Thing in the Margins was a solo exhibition by Wright exploring “silent” histories of nature and environmental sound recordists.
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Member Profile: Simon Scott

Simon Scott's practice led research is field recording-based composition with an emphasis on an approach to listening that reflects the creative capacities of the listener, and a focus on climate change and habitat loss as narrative. His emerging theoretical framework addresses the critical aspects of the field of ecocriticism and examines ecocritical themes within the subject matter of works in this area, and identifies ecological principles within its form, operation, and within sound as a medium. 
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News: Timothy Smith, new Post Doctoral researcher on Listening Across Disciplines II

CRiSAP's PhD Doctor Timothy Smith will be joining the Listening Across Disciplines II (LxDII) research project for a three month Post Doc on the final phase of the project. LxDII systematically investigates the potential of listening as a legitimate and reliable methodology for research across the arts and humanities, science, social science and technology.
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