SoE presents: Symposium ‘In the Field’
15/02/2013, London - CRISAP
A two day symposium exploring the art and craft of field recording
at the British Library Conference Centre, London, February 15th and 16th, 2013

A two day symposium to open up and explore the practice, art and craft of field recording through a series of panel presentations, listenings and screenings. Starting from the early days of field recording the symposium aims to relate the multitude of contemporary field recording practices to their historical precedents and investigate issues in contemporary practices. These include: How field recordings are distributed to and heard by an audience; Recording the unheard; Mapping the urban; and questioning the extended nature of the field in a digital networked landscape.

Presenters include: Chris Watson, Christina Kubisch, Jana Winderen, Peter Cusack, Ximena Alarcón, Joeri Bruyninckx, Angus Carlyle, Des Coulam, Simon Elliott, Felicity Ford, Helen Frosi (Sound fjord), Cathy Lane, Ici-Même, Zoe Irvine, Udo Noll – Radio Aporee, Francesca Panetta, Nye Parry, Cheryl Tipp, Davide Tidoni, David Vélez, Salome Voegelin, Claudia Wegener, and Mark Peter Wright. More info.

The symposium will also celebrate the publication of two new books On Listening and In the Field.

Tickets including entry to Friday evening book launch:
2 days £25 / £15 | 1 day £15 /£10

In collaboration with the British Library.