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Announced: City Sonic Places commissioned artwork programme | 2 Feb 2018

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Commissioned artwork programme at City Sonic Places Symposium

2 Feb 2018 | 11 - 7.30pm
Artworks: 11am - 2pm
Symposium & Perfromance: 2 - 6pm, followed by a drinks reception till 7.30pm

At London College of Communication
Free, booking required (
Check details for additional advanced booking of artworks)
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We are delighted to announce the programme of specially commissioned artworks for City Sonic Places symposium on Feb 2nd.
The commissioned artists are; Alicia Jane Turner, Brigitte Hart, David Bloor, Debbie Kent, Maja Zećo, Richard Allen and Shanti Suki Osman.
These seven artists will be exploring and contributing to the sonic places of Elephant & Castle. Locate them in the streets, on benches, in phone boxes or on twitter – join them in sounding out the built environment, through ‘living statistics’; by listening for underground tunnels; listening through bodies or by trying to not listen at all. Read the full programme.

The artworks will be available between 11am - 2pm, prior to the Symposium at which welcome guest speakers; Sam Auinger (founder of O & A known for large scale public sound installations);  Lisa Lavia (Managing Director of the Noise Abatement Society); Gascia Ouzounian (musicologist and co-director of Recomposing the City) & Dr Sarah Lappin (architect and co-director of Recomposing the City) and artist/musician Peter Cusack (CRiSAP, London College of Communication) who will also give a unique Berlin Sonic Places solo performance.


Take Another Little Piece of My Heart

By Alicia Jane Turner
A one-to-one performance that intimately explores our awareness of the sounds that surround us in public spaces and city landscapes, and how we negotiate our connection with ourselves within them.
Available 12 - 2pm |  Dur: 5mins | Sign up on arrival | Read more

The Composition of Urban Material & Surface

With David Bloor
Workshop (limited availability) 
This workshop aims to explore the resonant properties of the materials, surfaces and spaces in Elephant & Castle by recording and performing on a series of devices built by the artist. 
11am - 1pm | Dur: 2 hours | Read more and *book a place*


By Maja Zećo
The artist, wearing a white suit covered with sound-proof panels, noise dampening headphones and earplugs, moves through the streets of Elephant & Castle, her presence exploring ideas of identity, sense of place and sonic activism.
11.30am  - 1.30pm | Read more

Sense Us

By Shanti Suki Osman
Audio intervention (participation welcome)
Sense Us takes the binary data produced by census data of the SE1 6SB area and injects ‘living statistics’ comprising voices and sounds from the community into the city environment.
1.30 - 1.50 | Dur: 20 mins | Read more

@Tinysound Takeover

By Brigitte Hart
Twitter takeover
A sound-based social media experiment using a simple poetic narrative to explore the sonic properties of urban and other environments. Tinysound will takeover the CRiSAP Twitter account creating sonic portraits of urban life in and around Elephant and Castle.
Online between 11am - 2pm | Read more

t_h_reading the labyrinth

By Debbie Kent
Audio walk 
An audio walk tracing the mesh of historic pathways that lie beneath the traffic system outside the College, reading, treading and re‑threading an ancient subterranean network beneath the city and attempting to rekindle its power.

Available 12 - 2pm | Dur: 30 mins | Read more

Pick Up

By Richard Allen
Audio intervention
Encountered in a phone box, this audio intervention connects overheard samples from films in which characters receive and make calls on public phones, with listeners who pick up this ringing phone. 
Available between 12 - 2pm | Dur: 5mins | Read more
Book Tickets
Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice (CRiSAP) is a University of the Arts London research centre, based at London College of Communication.

Dedicated to the exploration of the rich complexities of sound as an artistic practice, the centre's aim is to extend the development of the emerging disciplinary field of sound arts and to encourage the broadening and deepening of the discursive context in which sound arts is practised.

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