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: Uncurating
Uncurating is not an impetus against curating, nor is it a deliberate non curating, the pretense of an anything goes, but an effort of decurating and recurating via a sonic sensibility: curating not works, spaces and objects, but making accessible an experience of the invisible, the audible and the as yet inaudible; not to conjure up judgment but to invite an inhabiting of the work as world - to hear in its invisibility the aesthetic and political plurality of its possibility.Further infomation on Uncurating
Member Profile: Kate Carr
Kate Carr's work is centred on investigating the intersections between sound, place and subjectivity. As part of this work she has ventured from tiny fishing villages in northern Iceland, explored the flooded banks of the Seine surrounding a nuclear power plant, recorded in rural South Africa, and in the wetlands of southern Mexico. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wire, The Quietus and The Guardian. It has also been played on the radio on stations ranging from various channels of the BBC, to independent stations in Estonia, and can be found on the labels Helen Scarsdale (US), Rivertones (UK), Soft (France) 3Leaves (Hungary) Galaverna (Italy) as well as on her own label Flaming Pines. Kate is Australian and lives in London.Further infomation on Kate Carr
News: Peter Cusack and Katrinem's London Sound Walk Maps online
Earlier this year, visiting artists Katrinem and Peter Cusack led a series of sound walks in and around Elephant & Castle as part of our Un-Earthed Festival of listening and environment. The walks explored an individual’s personal experience of space through walking and a series of 'sonic places' either side of the River Thames. Katrinem and Peter have each created maps of their sound walks, enabling anyone to take the sound walk at any time, or to listen back to recordings of Peter's 'sonic places'.Continue reading about Peter Cusack and Katrinem's London Sound Walk Maps online