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Full Programme Released for SOUND/IMAGE19

We’re excited to release our full programme for this weekend. And exciting array of talks, performances, concerts, screenings and installations. Book your place via Eventbrite. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME

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Vacuus

Feliciano Chiriaco, Conservatory U. Giordano (Foggia) “Vacuus” is an acusmatic composition on a fixed support that describes the movement of the bodies in an empty space.  The meaning of “Vacuus”, the Latin word, is in fact “Empty”, which identifies itself in the structure in the low frequencies and in the dark sounds, in the space …

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Phoenix and Firewhip

Seth Shafer, University of Nebraska, Omaha South of the equatorial plane, near the great Cleft scarring the continent called Aquila (named after its eagle-shaped form), lies an unusual biome that has evolved to generate and survive great discharges of energy and fire. The forest is dominated by tesla trees, which under certain meteorological conditions, violently …

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Sense

Ricardo Dal Farra, Concordia University The meaning of life. The meaning of the things we do. The direction in which we move… where we are going. Complications and complexities that are smoothed out with the passing, in one way or another, for the good, for the bad sometimes. Time is a fiction that surprises us. …

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Banlieue cuivrée

Nicola Fumo Frattegiani, Conservatory of Music of Frosinone Banlieue cuivrée. Suburb brass. Crumbled concrete. The matter fragmentation, its chaos and energy, counterpoised to its implacable, pure and monolithic immobility. The cement shifted through the metal and the leather. The expression “banlieue cuivrée” comes from the will to represent the life of a cement magma with …

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Quatre machines pour sauver le monde

Léa Boudreau, Université de Montréal In January 2019, young students from Jean-Baptiste-Meilleur elementary school in Montréal took part in a little brainstorm: to imagine fantastic machines under the theme «Quatre machines pour sauver le monde» (Four machines to save the world). No limit, no other instruction, all ideas were welcomed. Based on their suggestions, I …

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Ragam Bunyi

Fahmi Mursyid, ITENAS This acousmatic composition is about my re-interpretation of Indonesia music instruments (gamelan, bonang, saron, karinding, and sundanese flute) specific in West Java in minimalist direction. All sounds recorded by only one mic condensor and to computer-based digital signal processing for manipulation the raw materials in micro sampling, granular synthesis, change the pitch/octave, …

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Abstracted Objects

Emma Margetson, University of Birmingham …coins …foil …metal pan …cellophane …bubblewrap …noise A collection of found sound objects originally explored in a hands-on creative workshop exploring sound, object and mark making at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. The recorded found sound objects from this workshop were repurposed for this eight-channel composition, Abstracted Objects. Biography Emma Margetson is an award-winning acousmatic composer and …

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Pied de vent

David Arango Valencia, Université de Montréal Je connais pas les mots pour dire cela… I do not know the words to say this… Biography David Arango Valencia is a composer from Montreal interested in acousmatic and visual music, electronic music and soundscapes, mixing various mediums that can express meaningful and immersive experiences.David has studied composition …

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Singing Light 2

Julie Watkins, University of Greenwich In a dark spacious room a projector throws colourful animations onto the black walls and translucent screens. Shapes playfully animate. An acousmetre’s voice wells up. According to Michel Chion an acousmetre is an:  [A]cousmatic character whose relationship to the screen involves a specific kind of ambiguity and oscillation… We may …

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Ethnic Diversity in Sites of Cultural Activity

Ryo Ikeshiro, Bath Spa University Stand in front of the webcam to be racially profiled by the computer! Are you more likely to be waving a flag at the Last Night of the Proms or to the unofficial ISIS anthem, or is the gay anthem Go West more your soundtrack? Ethnic Diversity in Sites of …

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