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  • SOUND/IMAGE Spring 2024 Tour: Intersections 

    Our 2024 tour programme showcases work by members of the SOUND/IMAGE Research centre, reflecting the breadth and diversity of practice research undertaken through concerts of audiovisual and multichannel work.   We are delighted to be presenting events across the UK, with the following confirmed dates:  1st February 2024, 6pm  PACE Building, De Montfort University, Leicester  18th…

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  • £1 million funding to develop and upgrade creative facilities

    The funding will go to the university’s creative laboratories, SHIFT, enabling capture, prototyping, post-production and presentation of immersive media outputs SHIFT (Shared Hub for Immersive Future Technologies) will deliver state-of-the-art collaborative co-production facilities for creative and cultural research. Bringing together practitioners and approaches from drama, film, architecture, music and sound, SHIFT will strengthen existing research and…

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  • Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series 2022: Diverse Frequencies

    The last in this season’s Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series was a resounding success!  We were joined by a huge turnout for an evening of diverse experimental sounds by Black and South Asian artists, NikNak, Dhangsha, Nikki Sheth, Poulomi Desai, Gary Stewart and Dushume. The evening featured a collective celebration of music produced and created as part of the project Exploring Cultural Diversity in Experimental…

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  • Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series 2022:  Constructs

    Last night, the Sound/Image Research Group presented their latest concert Constructs at the iconic musical church of St Alfege, Greenwich. Celebrating the role of women in contemporary electronic music, this concert of works for IKO loudspeaker featured new compositions from five female composers: Brona Martin, Emma Margetson, Angela McArthur and Nikki Sheth and Giulia Vismara. #loudpseakerorchestra22

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  • Sound and Ecology Micro Festival at Stave Hill, Rotherhithe over the Dawn Chorus Day Weekend

    30 April to 1 May 2022 As part of the Sound Camp event, Ian Thompson will be live-streaming the soundscape from a small patch of woodland in suburban Reading as part of Sound Camp, which takes place this weekend in Stave Hill Ecological Park, Rotherhithe, to mark International Dawn Chorus Day. Listen in here: https://tinyurl.com/EarleyChorus More information about…

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  • The Sampler Audiozine

    SOUND/IMAGE Composers Share their Practices with IKO for International Women’s Day Tune in to the fourth episode of The Sampler Audiozine with Emma Margetson, Angela McArthur, Brona Martin and Nikki Sheth. These four composers unpack what it’s like to work and create new music with and for IKO, a unique 3D inside-out speaker, as part of a research group at University of…

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  • For Want of (not) Measuring by Jim Hobbs & Patrick Adam Jones

    The Sound-Image Research Group is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition For Want of (not) Measuring by Jim Hobbs and Patrick Adam Jones at Kingsgate Projects in London. Over the past 8 months,Hobbs and Jones have developed individual and collaborative bodies of work which explore the problematic and poetic use of systems and measurement within their work. Where measurement often focuses…

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  • Introducing New Composers in Residence 2021/22

    The SOUND/IMAGE group is delighted to announce its newest ‘Composers in Residence’ working with the IKO Loudspeaker based at the University of Greenwich, to share their works and expertise in a series of concerts across Greenwich. The IKO is a unique system in spatial sound. Instead of the usual ‘outside-in’ approach to multi-channel sound, the…

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  • Over Lunan

    A large-scale project, developed as the finale work of the Arbroath 2020 Festival in the dune complex at Lunan Bay, North-East Scotland, and inspired by the life of broadcaster Charlie Ross, took place this weekend.  Featuring composition and sound design by Andrew Knight-Hill, School of Design. Listen to an accompanying radio work here and a review of the performance here.

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  • Association of Motion Picture Sound – Eighth Annual Awards Ceremony (2021)

    The Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) has chosen to host its eighth annual award ceremony in partnership with the SOUND/IMAGE research group at the University of Greenwich. The ceremony event will welcome 100 of the UK’s leading film sound professionals to celebrate the successes of the UK sound industry over the past 12 months. The award…

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