Listening, Spaces and the Sounding World: Thursday 16 June

As part of Kent’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Spatial Studies (KISS) week-long festival of events, in collaboration with various Schools at both the Canterbury and Medway campuses, from 13th – 17th June 2016, the School of Music and Fine Art will be hosting a SISRC/KISS/CHASE research event in the Clock Tower Lecture Theatre (CT102), The Historic Dockyard Chatham, on Thursday 16 June from 11:30 to 17:30. The event is called Listening, Spaces and the Sounding World.

Sound, and how it functions with space and materials, is essential to our experience of the world around us. Aki Pasoulas,   School of Music and Fine Art Senior Lecturer, and  Director of MAAST (Music and Audio Arts Sound Theatre) will lead a workshop on how sound interacts with space and listening at the innovative Sound-Image-Space Research Centre.


The programme is as follows:

11:30 – Soundscape and Ear Cleaning. (Please bring with you an A4 writing board (or similar) and a pen, which you can carry with you during the soundwalk.)

13:30 – Break. (Bring your own sandwiches)

14:15 –  Talking Rain’ (multichannel work by Hildegard Westerkamp): Listening session and discussion followed by a short break.

15:15 –  Berlin Babylon’ (88 min, dir. Hubertus Siegert, music by Einstürzende Neubauten): Documentary Film screening and discussion.


More info here: