Vía Mobile Sound hemos hemos sabido que la Audiovisual Culture, y el Nordic Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music ha convocado recientemente un call for papers para una conferencia internacional sobre arte sonoro y culturas aurales. En los últimos años se han dedicado seminarios a temas como el urbanismo, la voz y la tecnología. Las bases de la convocatoria, como se puede leer más abajo, son bastante amplias, con fecha límite de primero de Abril. ¡Anímense!
Sound as Art – Sound in History
Sound as Culture – Sound in Theory
Conference on sound studies
University of Aarhus, Denmark
September 23-25, 2010
Call for papers
The programme of the conference will consist of keynote lectures, plenary roundtables, thematic workshops and individual presentations. Individual presentations and entire workshops may draw inspiration from the following array of questions:
– What is the experiential framework of listening and auditive culture, and how is the world constituted (identity, locality, sociality, culture etc) through auditive practice?
– How has musical and technological sound production and perception changed through the last century and how has it contributed to everyday soundscapes, the concert hall, and the media?
– What can we know, i.e., what types of knowledge, identity and meaning are made possible through acoustic practice – are there any limits to sound taken as an experiential framework and as cognition?
– What perspectives might arise from current studies of auditory modes of relating to space, of appropriating, expressing and designing social environments?
– How does sound help define urban environments, and how might issues related to urban planning, architectural design, and noise benefit from a deeper and more complex understanding of sound?
– What are the correlations between listening and other sensory modalities, the body, sociality, materiality, technology and media (sound viewed as a cognitive paradigm isolated from actual resonating sound).
– How do auditive practices appear to be conventional or normative? How do auditive practices, in conjunction with other sensory modalities, articulate value, aesthetics, ethics and morals in culture?
– How do we further the development of academic terminologies for dealing with sound?
– How can transgressions of traditional distinctions between sound, music and art be understood in a socio-cultural perspective?
– What do the specific aesthetic aspects of sound art seek to achieve in contrast to the predominance of visuality and modes of seeing within the arts?
– How is artistic and academic education in sound competence developing?
Proposals for presentations (20/10 mins) or workshops (90 mins) must be submitted to the conference organisers/programme committee by April 1, 2010 as an email attachment (rtf/pdf/doc) to email@example.com. Please include the following information: Paper abstract and title (max. 200 words), name(s), affiliation, e-mail, and technical equipment required (PC/DVD/CD/data projector/over-head projector/etc.).
Notifications of acceptance will be sent no later than May 3, 2010.