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EMPRES x SONCITIES STUDIO presents: The Art of Noises VI: Stereophonica
November 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
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