We look into how listening as culture can be seen without referencing music. We choose to think of culture in this context as a meaning that is drawn towards the metaphor and beyond the listener and the listened to.

 

PHONO-DOC II, returning for a second season, continues examining how phonography has affected society particularly in South America., while SOUND ART & SOCIAL HISTORY engages participants in the creation of recordings within the context of Sound Art. A HISTORY OF SOUND ART gives a sweeping and fascinating insight into the last 100 years of sound art and RADIOPHONICS examines story telling and narrative through the art of Foley and sound design. DARKFIELD delivers haunting live immersive storytelling using sound.

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A HISTORY OF SOUND ART

J MILO TAYLOR

An engaging sound collage presenting an unique historical documentation of Sound Art from the early 20th century to present day. The composition weaves through different sound works throughout the century with narratives and ideas from some of the prominent artists in the field. A retrospective into the craft of sound and its development as an artistic practice,

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[RADIOPHONICS] - An Exploration on Sound & Storytelling

EVA COLLINS ALONSO

[RADIOPHONICS] is a project about sound & storytelling, examining the history of radio and how certain technologies allow us to create new metaphors and therefore new fictions. For the channel Eva will be sharing a series of webinars, videos & practical workshops for participants to tune into the semiotics of sound & the art of foley. Participants will learn about how the use of live sound effects synchronised with text can enhance storytelling, and they will examine how this is produced in radio, cinema & theatre. Radiophonics offers tools & tips to learn to listen in new ways, build narratives by simply listening to create your own foley art.

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DARKFIELD

A brand new innovative form of entertainment directly responding to the new age we are living in, immersing audiences in strange and curious worlds in their own home and bringing new meaning to the familiar spaces we inhabit.

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SOUNDWORLDS

DANIEL THORNE, PETER BRODERICK AND DOUGLAS DARE

Soundworlds is an audio stage for diverse stories told in extraordinary ways. It’s a place for an exciting new form of audio drama that we call sonic theatre.

Created by musicians, writers, theatre-makers and sound artists, sonic theatre pieces are more than radio plays. They’re immersive sound worlds, intoxicating blends of music and storytelling, sound design, documentary and fiction.

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PHONODOC II

JUAN CASTRILLO

This proposal consists of the realization of the second season of Phono Doc, a podcast series where we go through the work of artists who utilize sound recording as a medium for expressing the spatial and socio-political conditions of every day life.

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ELECTROMAGNETIC SOUND ART - NATIONAL GRID

JOE BANKS

Electronic music producer, researcher and installation artist Joe Banks discusses “National Grid” - the highly influential sound installation, recording and performance concept, which Joe produces under the aegis of the art project Disinformation. “National Grid” is a work of electromagnetic sound art, originally created using VLF-band radio technology, later using direct line noise from live mains electricity.



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SOUND ART & SOCIAL HISTORY

SAM BLAND

Sound Art & Social History is a series of four, one hour workshops. The sessions will give an introduction to sound art and its potential to investigate and present social history. Through listening, discussion and practical tasks over Zoom, the participants will explore the medium in an interactive and accessible way.

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