Expanded Cinemas

Pushing the boundaries of cinema and film practices, expanded cinemas research explores the potential of the projected moving image across diverse formats and in a wide range of presentation contexts including live audiovisual performance, sculptural film installations, projection mapping, 360º video and VR environments.

  • Dreams of Safety: An Experimental Video Series 

    Research Lead: Richard Whitby  Are there more sustainable, adaptable way to make international and collaborative experimental video projects that engage multiple participants in meaningful exchanges? I have now made four pilot episodes of an online video series called ‘Dreams of Safety’.  My aim is to work out a way to make experimental videos with other […]

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  • SOUND/IMAGE 2023 Call for Works

    “Creativity Shared”  A festival curated by the SOUND/IMAGE Research Centre.   9-12 November 2023  University of Greenwich, London, UK  This festival brings together artists and experts exploring the relationship between sounds and images, and the images which sounds can construct by themselves.   To celebrate the publication of a new book on sonic creativity “Art of Sound: […]

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  • Film Industry Events

    Nina Hartstone – Dialogue and Vocal Performances for Film SOUND/IMAGE 22 Festival – Keynote Saturday 19 November 2022, 1.30-2.30pm In this talk, we will explore the techniques used for recording and editing dialogue and vocal performances for film. The human voice is a versatile and emotive instrument and is one of the most familiar sounds […]

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  • Creative Practice / Compositions

    Sound & audiovisual compositions will apply and critique spatial concepts in context, underpinning theoretical research, while affording unique dissemination opportunities. ROARY Andrew Knight-Hill Soundtrack to an experimental film directed by Dave Leister. This film was created from a looped clip of the 1957 MGM lion. The soundtrack of the film is drawn and extended from […]

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  • Sound Designer / Composer Interviews

    Bringing together world-leading industry professionals in sound design and composition with academics and sound artists, to critique and reflect upon each others work and the role of spatiality within it. Facilitating interdisciplinary knowledge exchange and the potential to further seed academic impact into the creative industries. Peter Albrechtsen Sound Designer, Re-recording Mixer and Music Supervisor […]

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  • Audiovisual Space: Recontextualising Sound Image Media

    An AHRC Funded Project which aims to investigate if spatial thinking can provide new understandings of the audiovisual Audiovisual Space: Recontextualising Sound-Image Media, is an AHRC Funded Leadership Fellowship project led by Dr Andrew Knight-Hill, which aims to investigate if spatial thinking can provide new understandings of the audiovisual. The project engages a combination of ethnographic interviews with […]

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  • (I)MAGESOUND(S)

    An expanded experience of the cinematic, locating historical and contemporary artists’ work alongside the work of Jim Hobbs and Andrew Hill. (I)MAGESOUND(S) is a project that embraces an expanded experience of the cinematic, locating historical and contemporary artists’ work alongside the work of Jim Hobbs and Andrew Hill. The concept for the programme was originally […]

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  • For Want of (not) Measuring

    ​ Jim Hobbs & Patrick Adam JonesDates: 1 – 23 April 2022PV: Thursday 31 March 2022 6 – 9pmOpen Thursday – Saturday 12 – 6pm Venue: Kingsgate Project Space Whereas measure often focuses on quantitative results, the two artists instead choose a more metaphysical approach to exploit the corporeal use of measuring apparatus.  Here, surveying […]

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  • 15/12: ROT, Greenwich

    Date: 15 December 2021 Venue: Stockwell Street Academic Building A new performance by Siôn Parkinson and Richard Whitby, with Amit Dinesh Patel aka Dushume. ROT, Greenwich is a new collaborative, semi-improvised performance, with Amit D Patel, aka Dushume. Using ‘rotting’ as a starting point, the artists will present a video score and a live piece of music using electronics, synthesisers, voice and […]

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  • SOUND/IMAGE 2021 Exhibition

    30 November – 18 December 2021 An exhibition and accompanying series of events showcasing the Sound/Image Research Group. Exhibiting Group Members: Dushume (Amit Dinesh Patel); Jim Hobbs; Andrew Knight-Hill; Emma Margetson; Angela McArthur; Ian Thompson; Jonathan Weinel; Richard Whitby. Using practice as a tool of critical enquiry, the SOUND/IMAGE Research Group investigates the possibilities available to create new aesthetic experiences through a range of sonic […]

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