February 6 - 10: New octophonic sound works produced by students in Media Arts classes ART 451 and ART 551.
Premiere of new three-dimensional octophonic sound work by visiting artist Stephan Moore. Title tbd.
New octophonic sound works produced by students in Media Arts classes ART 351 and ART 451
Sound installation by Dr. Rachel Epp Buller, Fulbright Scholar and 2022 Canada Research Chair in Arts and Humanities at the University of Alberta. Presented as part of the 2023 SpokenWeb symposium.
Wed, January 18, 2023, 5:30pm the sounds of my dreams with Catherine Bevan, M.Mus While VR is poised to be an exciting medium for artistic expression, it's not without its share of uncertainties. the sounds of my dreams is a short interactive VR work(-in-progress) which aims to validate the immersive and socially-isolating nature of VR headsets as being uniquely conducive to reflective artistic experiences, while reappropriating the act of self-disclosure away from mass surveillance and corporatist exploitation.
Wed, February 8, 2023, 5:30pm The Composer as Process, or, for a Music History Without Protagonists with Dr. Fabio Morabito The nineteenth-century composer has a persistent image problem: inspired, unworldly, male, writing works of genius for posterity. If it has been the project of musicologists for the last 30 years to erode this checklist, he lingers still like a bad smell.
Saturday, February 4th, 2023. Upcoming album release concert by Women of Folkways performer / curator and friend of SSI Dana Wylie!
SpokenWeb Postdoctoral Fellowship. SpokenWeb invites applicants for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in critical approaches to literary audio, creative and critical remediations, performance, media archaeology, book history and print culture, digital humanities, and/or the archive informed by feminism, queer theory, etc. Deadline January 31, 2023
Wed, March 8, 2023, 5:30pm Artist talk and gallery opening with Dr. Stephan Moore, sound artist Stephan Moore is a sound artist, designer, composer, improviser, programmer, engineer, teacher, and curator based in Chicago. His creative work manifests as electronic studio compositions, improvisational outbursts, sound installations, scores for collaborative performances, algorithmic compositions, interactive art, and sound designs for unusual circumstances.
Marking the opening of the new Sound Studies Institute sound art gallery is the premiere of a new multichannel realisation of a sound art piece by U of A guest artist-in-residence Yvonne Mullock.