Sound:Site festival information

Venue: South Hill Park, Bracknell, RG12 7PA. UK
Box Office: Tel 01344 484123
Sound:Site – Sonic Arts Festival
Date: Saturday 2nd October
Time: 10.00-5.30pm / 7.00pm evening concert
Tickets: £26.00 / £18.00 (students/membs)
Box Office: 01344 484123

Talks and demonstrations exploring the Internet as a destination for making and showing artwork, for sharing sounds, bringing communities together, and curating sonic experiences. Sound:Site brings together a set of exciting projects from in and around the Sound Art community, framing contemporary practice and emerging online/offline possibilities
Taking place in the splendid Georgian mansion that is home to South Hill Park, one of the UKʼs longest surviving regional arts centreʼs. The venue lies 25 miles West of London in the Thames Valley in Berkshire

Chris Clark, Head of Digital Research, British Library “UK Sound Map”

The exciting new project being rolled out by the British Library to catalogue the sonic experience of the UK in the 21st Century.

Patrick McGinley “Framework”
Artist and broadcaster whose “Framework” radio show airs on Resonance FM and syndicates across Europe, acts as a hub for the global field recording and phonography community.

Kathy Hinde & Ed Holroyd “Twitchr”
The artists will talk through the concept and technical details of their “Twitter meets bird spotting” project “Twitchr” and then take everyone out to the Park for a live demo.

5 x 9 Micro-Presentations
A 5 x nine minute info-burst from the community. Artists and instigators of web-based sound projects outline their approaches and challenges. Featuring: SoundFjord Gallery, Soundart Radio 102.5FM, Joe Stevens, Audio Gourmet Net Label, London Sound Survey

Felicity Ford & Paul Whitty “Sound Diaries”
Recording life in sound. Project of Oxford Brookes Universityʼs Sonic Arts Research Unit

Performance: 7.00pm “Framework 250 Remixed”

Live sonic performance from artists who feature on “Framework 250″ the recent definitive CD collection of phonography-based work, with Patrick McGinley, Simon Whetham, Jonathan Coleclough

Further Info: Martin Franklin 01344 416261 | |

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This event is generously supported by Sonic Art Research Unit, Oxford Brookes University

Recording creaky floorboards at South Hill Park for Jonathon Coleclough’s live performance at Sound:Site

Setting up microphones, to record the white noise in the recital room at South Hill Park, for Jonathon Coleclough’s live performance at Sound:Site.

For podcasts previewing some of the ideas and sounds which will attend this event, please see the Gene Pool podcast page and check out the recent recordings we have been making!


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