Supersonix conference

Supersonix conference

 

Invitation to Supersonix

An Exhibition Road Cultural Group 2012 project In partnership with SLSA Eu 20-23 June 2012

We would like to invite you to attend the Supersonix conference – an international exploration of the art and science of sound – in the Exhibition Road cultural quarter of London.

The conference, 20-23 June 2012, is a partnership between the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Europe (SLSA EU) and the Exhibition Road Cultural Group. It will bring together artists, scientists and academics for lectures and workshops, experiments and performances. Supersonix will explore the subject of sound through a multidisciplinary approach.

We are very pleased to be able offer a range of internationally respected speakers who will talk about their significant contributions to the field of sound, aural spaces, listening and recording.

Keynote speakers include scientist and engineer Sarah Angliss, audio engineer and author Barry Blesser, artist Rebecca Horn with musician and composer Hayden Chisholm, David McAlpine (Ear Institute University College London), musicologist Louis Niebur, neuroscientist Sophie Scott, media historian Jonathan Sterne and artist-curator David Toop, alongside presenters and panellists who continue to reshape the field of sound practices and research into sound.

We are also very proud to be able to present live sound performances by Mira Calix, Kaffe Matthews and Jana Winderen at the Science Museum, as part of the conference.

Please see the draft conference programme here. We offer an early-bird booking discount until 02 April. Please visit the website here for booking information.

We highly recommend early booking of accommodation and travel; London is host city of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and expected to be very busy from early summer.

We are very much hoping that you will be able to join the conference.

Themes:

  • Sound and Body
  • Sound and Space
  • Sound and Voice
  • Sound, Noise and History
  • Listening

 

 

 

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