WFAE: EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
September 22-October 14, 2014 Registration. University of Barcelona, Graduate course (Fall Term) in Sound Creation: Materials and Tools, part of the Sound Art Masters Programme, will be accepting registrations from 22/09/2014 to 14/10/2014 /. This course can be taken alone, or as part of the Masters degree programme. Masters Programme Home Page Information about course modules and professors. Course starts: 14/10/2014 Course ends: 10/02/15
October 4-5, 2014 Ecomusicologies 2014: Dialogues. University of North Carolina at Asheville (USA). Conference will bring together artists and scholars to stimulate discussion on music, culture, and the environment. The conference is part of the multi- day event series, “Ecomusics” (3-7 October 2014), which will include concerts, soundwalks, workshops, and outings (e.g., field trips to the Moog Factory, Black Mountain College, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park). Read More
October 15, 2014 Balance-Unbalance Deadline: Call for papers, posters, installations/performances and transdisciplinary activities and panels. Balance-Unbalance is an international conference designed to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between nature, science, technology and society as we move into an era of both unprecedented ecological threats and transdisciplinary possibilities. We are thoroughly looking forward to hosting artists, scientists, economists, philosophers, politicians, sociologists, engineers and policy experts from across the world to engage in dialogue and action towards a sustainable future. Read More
January 14-15, 2015 Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, and the Spaces of Sound Harvard University. The third meeting of the ‘Hearing Landscape Critically’ research network will take place at Harvard University, 14-16 January 2015. The aim of this three-year project funded by the Leverhulme Trust is to transform our sense of sound in landscape, and to document, investigate, and provoke critical encounters between the social and acoustic agents involved in the formations of landscape. The network embraces an interdisciplinary methodology and brings together scholars from diverse geographical contexts and academic fields (including art history, literary studies, and cultural geography) alongside creative practitioners, prompting new ways of thinking about sound, music, space, and place. Read More
March 27-19, 2015 Balance-Unbalance, Arizona State University. Balance-Unbalance is an international conference designed to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between nature, science, technology and society as we move into an era of both unprecedented ecological threats and transdisciplinary possibilities. We are thoroughly looking forward to hosting artists, scientists, economists, philosophers, politicians, sociologists, engineers and policy experts from across the world to engage in dialogue and action towards a sustainable future. Founded by Dr. Ricardo Dal Farra in 2010 to promote novel forms of creativity that can help solve environmental problems, Balance-Unbalance has been sponsored by UNESCO, the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, Leonardo - The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, the National University of Tres de Febrero, Argentina (2010), Concordia University, Canada (2011), Central Queensland University, and the Noosa Biosphere in Australia (2013) Read More.
May 31 - June 3, 2015 10th European Congress on Noise Control Maastricht, NL The congress is being organized jointly by the Belgian and Dutch Acoustical societies ABAV and NAG. The conference comprises key-note lectures, tutorials, parallel technical sessions, exhibition, short courses. The program focusses on environmental noise control and improvement of the living quality of people in their homes, on the streets, during their recreational activities, and while at work. Read More.
Open Call: Spazioersetti, a privately funded exhibition venue based in Udine, north-east Italy dedicated to sound and space. It is currently accepting proposals for multi-channel sound installations to be exhibited. Works works must clearly focus on the relationship between sound and space, i.e. we are interested in sounds that are evidence of a dimension, a position, a proportion. Read More.
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