ORCiM Seminar 2013: The (Re)Sounding Experiment

ORCiM Seminar 2013
Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM]
20-21 February 2013, Ghent Belgium

The fifth International ORCiM Seminar, organised at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent on February 20 and 21 next year, offers the opportunity for contributors from around the world to gather and explore specific aspects of ORCiM’s research focus: Artistic Experimentation in Music. The theme of the conference is THE (RE)SOUNDING EXPERIMENT. Traces, Faces and Spaces of Artistic Research.

The seminar will take place at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent, Belgium from Wednesday 20 February 2013 (beginning at 13:30) to Thursday 21 February 2013 (ending at 16:00).

The seminar will be relevant for artists and music practitioners working in areas of research linked to artistic experimentation. Proposals related to all aspects of the seminar topic are welcome. The submissions should contribute to greater insight into how art unfolds, opening new possibilities for artistic creation and reception.


Registration fee: €50. (The fee includes coffee breaks, a Wednesday dinner and Thursday lunch.)

Note: Free for all full-time conservatory students under the age of 26. And; Participants whose proposals have been accepted, and who will thus be presenting during the seminar, do not pay the admission fee!

Organising Committee

ORCiM Research Fellows William Brooks and Paulo de Assis (research evaluation), Kathleen Coessens and Anna Scott (organisation).

Details of the Call for proposals

See the extended call for proposals online: http://www.orpheusinstituut.be/nl/research-centre-orcim/orcim-seminar-2013

Practitioners from all music disciplines are invited to submit proposals for presentations. Proposals should consist of an abstract of 300-400 words, providing a brief account of the project’s rationale, method of investigation and findings. In addition, proposals should include the title of the presentation, name and institutional affiliation of each author, short curriculum vitae, contact information and required technical support. Please indicate whether your presentation includes live music. Presentations will be allocated 30 minutes; this includes 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

• Deadline for Proposals: December 15, 2012.
• Notification of acceptance will be made by January 21, 2013.
• Deadline for Registering as Participant: February 8, 2013.

Register or send us your proposal through info@orpheusinstituut.be

Note: Those sending proposals are requested to submit them as MS Word files, not as PDF’s.

Info & inquiries

For all practical information, please contact the Orpheus Institute’s Activities & Communication Manager: jonas.tavernier@orpheusinstituut.be


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