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SARC ideasLAB

  ideasLab is an interdisiciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas and projects on topics relating to Sonic Arts. Each session invites staff and PhD students to make 10 minute presentations on a specific topic with the aim of encouraging collaboration, exchange and discussion. Presentations can be based on existing work, future plans or simply on ideas that can benefit from discussion in an interdisciplinary context.

We encourage participation from across SARC as well as from other parts of the School of Creative Arts and the University. Each session is led by a member of staff who facilitates discussion and summarises outcomes with the aim of identifying future research activities. 


Theme: Improvisation  3:30pm, 22nd February 2013

Sonic Lab, SARC
Curated by Paul Stapleton & Steve Davis
We are now inviting proposals for presentations from staff & PhD students across SARC, as well as from other parts of the School of Creative Arts and the wider University. We are looking for a selection of short (7-10min) presentations in any format that engage with the theme of improvisation. Presentations can be based on existing work, future plans or simply on ideas that can benefit from discussion in an interdisciplinary context. The presentations will be followed by a discussion session in which all presenters and the audience will take part.
Please email expressions of interest, along with a title and short description including any technical requirements, to Paul Stapleton <p.stapleton@qub.ac.uk>. 

Gesture - 15th Feb 14:30, Multimedia Room

Gesture  (.pdf)

Rob Bentall - Gestural Shaping: a Compositional Methodology for the Acousmatic Domain

Pedro Rebelo - From pen to sound: the role of gesture in graphic scores

Michael Dzjaparidze - Obtaining musical forms and patterns by utilizing the Lorenz attractor: a practical example
 
Gary Kendall - EVENT: a Schema linking sensorimotor movements, linguistic aspect and listening"

Lilian Simones - Establishing the framework for the study of the role of body movement and gestures on instrumental music teaching and learning'

Franziska Schroeder - Performing Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Tierkreis" - an exploration of the physical and sonic relationships between two performers’ instruments and their performative bodies

Sound and Space7th Dec 2:30pm, Sonic Lab

Sound and Space    (.pdf)

Pedro Rebelo - Sound and Space: An introduction

Sarah Bass - A comparison of stereo sound diffusion performances
Keywords: Diffusion, stereo, gesture, observation, variation

Peter David Stitt - Space and Spherical Harmonics
Keywords: Spatial audio, ambisonics, psychoacoustics, room acoustics and spherical harmonic decomposition

Diogo Alvim - Paralaxe for flute and corridor

Keywords: Moving listener; transducer vs. speaker; extended instrument; architecture as instrument; site-specificity.

Aidan Deery - Open Veins :A multi-channel composition exploring the alleyways of Belfast

Keywords - Acousmatic, urban space, identity, soundscape, narrative

Aonghus Mcevoy

Rui Chaves - Into a Foreign Place
Keywords: Walking; performance ; atmosphere ; identity ; site-specificity. 

Augustine Ledar - Invisible forest
Keywords: Sound installation; Outdoors, organic, natural setting; multi-channel; negative space; Inclusive

Christopher Haworth - Ear as instrument: on the use and abuse of psychoacoustic phenemona in my recent spatial practice'

Stephanie Bertet - Natural elevation of reproduced sound sources