COMA CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SUMMER SCHOOL 2004
In July 2004 Sonic Arts Network ran two courses as part of the Coma Summer School. Justin Bennett taught site-specific sound installations and Chris Watson taught composing and recording soundscapes more...
MAX/MSP RESIDENTIAL SUMMER SCHOOL
In July 2004 SAN held a residential course for artists wishing to explore Max/MSP the world leading software for interactive sound installations. Over 6 days, 12 participants received structured tuition in Max that provided a thorough grounding in the programme and enable them to explore new territories for their future work.
SOUNDCIRCUS SAN CONFERENCE
In June 2004 Sonic Arts Network and De Montfort University opened the four-day audio big top.
"Experience the travelling aural carnival that is SoundCircus: Your ears will bear witness to, and be amazed by, a disarmingly diverse range of experimental sound practices from across the UK and beyond" more…
SAN 25th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT / CUT & SPLICE - A WEEKEND OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC AND SOUND ART
At the end of April 2004 we joined the celebrations at the opening of the Sonic Arts Research Centre at Queens University, Belfast, with a 25th anniversary retrospective, featuring: Barry Anderson; Hugh Davies; Kaffe Matthews; Matthew Adkins; Miles Chalcraft; Steve Montague; Javier Alvarez; Ian Dearden; Simon Emmerson; Jonty Harrison and Trevor Wishart. The following night we presented our Radio 3 Cut & Splice evening of 'Clouds And Grains' - music at the quantum level more...
HARDWARE HACKING LED BY NIC COLLINS
January 2004. Hardware hacking, Creative Abuse, Circuit Bending whatever you know it as, this is the modification of an item of studio or domestic audio equipment that alters or subverts its intended use or behaviour for the purpose of producing a specific musical outcome or entirely unpredictable results more...
JEU DE TEMPS / TIME PLAY 2003
October 2003. Jeu de Temps/Time Play is a transatlantic competition aimed at creators of electronic music and sonic art. Our intention was to provide an opportunity for emerging artists to get their work heard, and, through a panel of internationally acclaimed composers and artists, to draw comment, feedback and support more...
SONIC ARTS NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003
Composing - Performing - Listening
May/June 2003. This year the 3 day Conference focused on ideas and practice in acousmatic art. Held is Sheffield over the last weekend of May, the finest new works from UK based artists, including International Prize winning pieces from this years Bourges Festival were performed more...
CUT AND SPLICE FESTIVAL
April/May 2003. A broad slice through the history of radical electronic music, revealing a cross-section from the rough hewn sounds of the 60s to the digital world of today.
Cut and Splice was produced in partnership with the BBC. Every Thursday throughout April '03 an evening of live entertainment and discussions with artists were recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3's Hear and Now show and streamed from the Radio 3 website.
REAL-TIME MAX/MSP NIGHT SCHOOL
From Nov '02 to May '03 SAN ran the UK's first affordable and accessible course in the world's leading software for interactive sound installations. Taught by leading Max/MSP educators and practitioners, Real -Time Night Schools took place at The Watershed Bristol, The Junction Cambridge, The CCA Glasgow and The ICA London.
ATLANTIC WAVES SERIES
In November 2002 Sonic Arts Network produced an evening of superb live audio-visual 3D computer interaction as part of the Atlantic Waves Series. Featured were the Portuguese duo Vitriol with guest Jeremy Bernstein, the UK quartet Ticklish, and work by Pedro Rebelo.
In September 2002 Sonic Arts Network was asked to produce an installation for the CISAC World Congress 2002 – the annual conference for the international confederation of authors and composers. We were very pleased to work with the sound artists Greyworld.
HYBRIDS SUMMER FESTIVAL
This weekend, devoted to innovative music technology, took place in July 2001. The festival celebrated the edges and fault-lines of music and digital technology.
TIM SOUSTER RETROSPECTIVE
Sonic Arts Network presented an all too rare opportunity to hear the work of Tim Souster in July 2001. This concert of 2 Tim Souster works, ZORNA and WORLD MUSIC also featured a panel discussion and was part the Almeida Opera and Hoxton New Music Days.
Sonimation commissioned six new animated films by some of Britain’s most exciting emerging artists. Each film is inspirational and unique more...
The listening space Diffusion ran regularly from September 1999 to July 2001. During that time we built up a regular audience who came to hear new and old electronic music in an informal environment more...