Sound Practice and Research @ City

Land Music

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SPARC Symposium 2019: Land Music

12 - 14 September 2019
City, University of London & IKLECTIK

 

Ecological thinking, beyond the conventional understanding of environment, asks us to consider new ways of imagining how we conceive of and consider the world. As Donna Haraway writes, “[…] another world is not only urgently needed, it is possible, but not if we are ensorcelled in despair, cynicism, or optimism, and the belief/disbelief discourse of progress.” The third SPARC Symposium will consider this shift in thinking through the lens of sound practice from a variety of perspectives from artists and theorists who consider how to respond to this moment of crisis.  

Invited participants include: Cathy Lane, Mariam Rezaei, Amina Abbas-Nazari, Tanya Auclair, Joe Browning, Gabriel Dattatreyan, Lily Green, Tonia Ko, Clare Qualman, Cathy Lane, Sam Lee, Sylvia Lim, Heloise Tunstall-Behrens, Aaron Einbond, Matilde Meierless, Cath Roberts, Benedict Taylor, David Toop, Nell Catchpole, Leo Chadburn, Jan Hendrickse, Amber Priestley

 


DAY 1 // Thursday 12th September
Music Department at City, University of London
280 St John St, London EC1V 4PB
College Building: Performance Space

19:00 // Opening concert with Cathy Lane and Mariam Rezaei

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DAY 2 // Friday 13th September
Music Department at City, University of London
280 St John St, London EC1V 4PB
College Building: Performance Space

10:30 – 17:30 // Symposium with speakers including Amina Abbas-Nazari, Tanya Auclair, Joe Browning, Gabriel Dattatreyan, Lily Green, Tonia Ko, Clare Qualman, Cathy Lane, Sam Lee, Sylvia Lim, Heloise Tunstall-Behrens

17:30 // multi.modal record launch

19:00 // Concert with Aaron Einbond, Matilde Meierless, Cath Roberts, Benedict Taylor, David Toop

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DAY 3 // Saturday 14th September
IKLECTIK
Old Paradise Yard, Waterloo (SE1 7LG)

11:00 // Foraging and making jam with Clare Qualman 

15:30 // Concert with Nell Catchpole, Leo Chadburn, Jan Hendrickse, Amber Priestley