SPARC Symposium 2018: Socio-Sonic

London (UK), 14-15 September 2018

This symposium will take a cross-disciplinary approach, digging deeper into sonic sociality. While the social aspects of music-making are well-documented, the sociality of sound is less often discussed in detail. The SPARC Symposium 2018 will bring together practitioners and researchers from a wide variety of musical and non-musical backgrounds for two days of spoken presentations, discussion, installation, film screenings and performances.

Keynote: Maria Lisogorskaya (Assemble)

Invited Participants include: BLATT3000, Toby O’Connor, Ansgar Endress, Eloise Ruth Garland, Corey Mwamba, Sam MacKay, Matilde Meireles, Pedro Rebelo & Fiona Magowan, Georgia Rodgers, Lauren Redhead, Malcolm Philips, Rupert Cox

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Sound Practice and Research at City (SPARC) is an independent research centre hosted by City, University of London. SPARC contributes to the interdisciplinary field of 21st Century sound practice in all its magnificent plurality. Its members work at the boundaries between improvisation, performance, sound art and composition. SPARC promotes dialogue, debate and creative activity in sound and composition practices through the production of new creative work, publications, multi.modal recordings, public fora and new collaborative relationships.

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