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25 November 2021
6:00 pm
10:00 pm

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

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SONCITIES STUDIO joins forces with EMPRES and Modern Art Oxford for a night of performances and conversations exploring the boundaries between music, art, and technology.

Expect compositions, installations and performances exploring spatial audio, sonic urbanism, and sonic architecture.

Discover new works by Matilde MeirelesGerard Gormley aka being strangers, Jonathan Packham, Merijn Royaards, and work by students from the Faculty of Music and Ruskin School of Art curated by Melissa Chang.

There will also be 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.

The book will be for sale in the Modern Art Oxford Shop, which will be open especially until 8pm.

The evening will conclude with a live audiovisual performance, Rewiring Brutaliam, by 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.

This event is curated by Dan Hulme (EMPRES) and Ruth Bernatek (SONCITIES)

In partnership with University of Oxford’s EMPRES (Electronic Music Practice Research Group), SONCITIESUniversity of Oxford’s Faculty of Music & TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities)

This event has been made possible through the generous support of the Faculty of Music, University of Oxford; EMPRES; the European Research Council as part of the SONCITIES research project; and the TORCH Visiting Fellow Scheme. With warm thanks to Sara Lowes, Tim Hand, Olivia Thornton, the staff at Modern Art Oxford and the Faculty of Music, and all participating artists for supporting this event.