Don't miss out! Sound art on your doorstep. "audiograft" is an annual festival of Contemporary Experimental Music and Sound Art curated by the Sonic Art Research Unit (SARU) at Oxford Brookes University. SARU provides a focus for dialogue between the fields of Composition and Sound Art; including acousmatic, collaborative, electroacoustic, experimental, interdisciplinary and site-specific practices alongside engagement with field recording, and soundscape studies.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Thursday, 9 February 2012
Documentary on a collaboration at the National Gallery between wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson, students from Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, professional musicians and sounds artists. The project began with audio guides for paintings selected by the artists, and then developed into an event involving a live sound mix in the gallery to accompany a tour of the paintings with an art historian. NATURE uses these events to explore how painters use a range of techniques to excite the viewers senses; not only the visual sense, but the senses of smell, touch and perhaps most poignantly, hearing. Listen again at:
Wednesday, 8 February 2012
Sunday, 5 February 2012
Fourteen signposted cameras as snapper devices capturing the life of Warneford Meadow for 24 hours. Many thanks to Nick Green of Urban Toy Chest for organising this workshop. See link for other results of this project across Europe: www.urbantoychest.wordpress.com