Sound and Sculpture Conference (SSC)

January 24, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers, Conference, electroacoustic, Opportunity, Performers by mwhiteside

Call for Paper Presentations, Fixed / Live Pieces and Installations
DEADLINE: 1st March 2016

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The theme of this conference is open to interpretation and we welcome different and unique proposals, however topics for works and papers could include:
• The use of sound as sculpture
• The use of sculptural space in art
• Sound and 3-D presence
• Composing physicality in sound
• Composing/sculpting for space
• Sculptural instrument design
• The use of physical/visual sculpture as a sound instrument
• Sculpture/visual art as a graphic score
• Sound/music composition inspired or informed by visual artwork or visual art theory
• Cross discipline or multimedia works (involving sound/music and sculptural art)
• Examples (or issues) of musicality in visual art
• Musical or sonic approaches to visual arts
• Visual art that uses sound or music in some context

The conference will make use of the HISS (Huddersfield Immersive Sound System), allowing works of up to 16 channels. A section of the papers presented will be chosen to be published by the Huddersfield University Press.

Please submit the following requirements to soundandsculpturecon@gmail.com with the subject ‘SSC’ Paper Presentations – 20 minutes Please submit:

An abstract of 500 words or less Technical requirements i.e. projector, speakers A short biography of 100 words or less (including website links)

Fixed Media Music – up to 20 minutes Please submit: An abstract of 500 words or less Technical requirements i.e. number of channels (UP TO 16), speaker set up A short biography of 100 words or less (including website links) Link to a stereo/mono sound file of the work (Soundcloud or other)

Live Performance – up to 20 minutes (Please note SSC cannot provide any performers) Please submit: An abstract of 500 words or less Technical requirements i.e. number of channels (UP TO 16) A short biography of 100 words or less (including website links) Link to a stereo/mono sound file or video of the work (Soundcloud, Youtube or other)

Installations Please submit: An abstract of 500 words or less Technical requirements and type and size of space needed A short biography of 100 words or less (including website links) Link to a stereo/mono sound file or video of the work or past work (Soundcloud, Youtube or other)
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