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 Performance
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.
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
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.
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
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.