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EMPRES x SONCITIES STUDIO presents: The Art of Noises VI: Stereophonica

November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


SONCITIES STUDIO joins forces with the University of Oxford’s EMPRES (Electronic Music Practice Research) Collective and Modern Art Oxford for a night of performance and conversation exploring boundaries between music, art, and technology. The evening will feature compositions, installations and performances exploring spatial audio, sonic urbanism, and sonic architecture. It will feature a conversation with sound artist and TORCH Visiting Fellow Shiva Feshareki; and a book launch for Stereophonica: Sound and Space in Science, Technology, and the Arts (2021) by Gascia Ouzounian. New works by Matilde Meireles, Gerard Gormley (aka being strangers), Jonathan Packham, and Merijn Royaards.

The evening will conclude with a live audiovisual performance, Rewiring Brutalism, by the art duo Photolanguage and musique concrète collective Langham Research Centre. This edition of Rewiring Brutalism will incorporate new site locations and brutalist architecture from around Oxford city centre.


Shiva Feshareki, Composer, Researcher and TORCH visiting fellow

Gerard Gormely, aka being strangers, Composer

Langham Research Centre (Iain Chambers and Robert Worby)

Matilde Meireles, Sound Artist, Research Fellow SONCITIES / Oxford

Gascia Ouzounian, Associate Professor of Music, Oxford / Director SONCITIES

Jonathan Packham, Composer, Performer and Researcher / Oxford

Photolanguage (Robin Wilson and Nigel Green)

Merijn Royaards, Sound Artist, Researcher, UCL

Students at Oxford Faculty of Music and Ruskin School of Art, curated by Melissa Chang


November 25
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Modern Art Oxford
30 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP United Kingdom
01865 722733