Sound:Site – Sonic Art Festival (2010)

Saturday 2nd October 2010: Talks and demonstrations exploring the Internet as a context for making and showing artwork. Sound:Site brings together a set of exciting projects from in and around the Sound Art community

Sound:Site
Saturday 2nd October 2010

Talks and demonstrations exploring the Internet as a context for making and showing artwork, for sharing sounds, bringing communities together, and curating sonic experiences. Sound:Site brings together a set of exciting projects from in and around the Sound Art community, framing contemporary practice and emerging online/offline possibilities.

Featuring:

Felicity Ford introducing ‘The Internet as a destination for sound-based works” outlining some of the issues surrounding online/offline creative practices

Chris Clark, Head of Digital Research, British Library. Curating from sound archives and The Internet as a destination for the UK Sound Map

Patrick McGinley presentation on folk communities, The Internet as a destination for sound-based works, “Framework” radio show as a focus or hub for a global community of artists working in phonography and field recording.

5 x 9 micro-presentations with: SoundFjord Gallery, Soundart Radio 102.5FM, Audio Gourmet net label, Joe Stevens, London Sound Survey

Kathy Hinde and Ed Holroyd present twitchr in 2 parts. Part 1 is a presentation about the background of the project. Part 2 is a walk around the grounds of South Hill Park, experiencing and making an offline/online work in real time.

Sound Diaries Felicity Ford and Paul Whitty talk about the Sound Diaries project based at Oxford Brookes University’s Sonic Art Research Unit.

Performance: 7.00pm
Framework 250 Remixed
jonathan coleclough photograph by greg cristmanLive sonic performance from artists who feature on “Framework 250″ the recent definitive CD collection of phonography-based work, with Patrick McGinley, Simon Whetham, Jonathan Coleclough.

Recordings of some of these performances are aired on our in-house production, the Gene Pool radio show and subsequently available as podcasts via iTunes. Visit our iTunes Channel or Podcast page for more information.

See images of the event and run up on the Flickr group: www.flickr.com/groups/soundandsite

Event Documentation

Conference Pack: Speaker Biographies (PDF)  Event Timetable (PDF)

Image Gallery: Some photographs from the day can be found on our Flickr channels: SHP Digital Media and on the Sound:Site Flickr group

Listen to the recorded presentation from Lucinda Guy of Soundart Radio 102.5FM – “FM and Online Listening” :

Supported by Sonic Art Research Unit, Oxford Brookes University (http://ah.brookes.ac.uk/saru)