Tag: research

  • Sonic Ecologies /Sonic Solidarities

    A reading group session with Edinburgh Environmental Humanities research network. Fred Carter & Alex Campbell hosted this session and I thoroughly enjoyed sharing and discussing material with fellow researchers in this context. The materials discussed were: Andrew Brooks’s ‘Songs of Noise & Opacity: Toward a Sonic Politics of Solidarity,’ The Contemporary Journal (October, 2020), attached PDF excerpts from The 2015 Baltimore […]

  • Thinking Infrastructures // Performing Meetings With invited guests Johanna Linsley and Rebecca Collins 16 June 2020

    In mid-June, I was delighted to be invited by Prof Kristen Kreider and Tom Clark alongside Dr Johanna Linsley to present at MARs (Mountains of Research, Goldsmiths University) to talk about what we are thinking and how we are acting during this time of transition: a time where we are moving so much of our […]

  • Words, Spaces and Audio-Based Performance on Ars Sonora, RNE (Spanish Sound Art Radio Program), April 2020

    Ars Sonora is a radio program solely dedicated to Sound Art transmitted weekly on Spanish National Radio (RNE) on their Classical Music Channel. In 2019, I was invited by Miguel Álvarez-Fernández to speak about the ‘Stolen Voices’ album this informed the first program (see earlier blog post). In 2020, Miguel invited me back to the […]

  • Radical Notations Launch 31st January ‘To See and To Know More’ 2020

    Friday 31st January 2020, the evening of all evenings. A number of us gathered in the Pig Bothy at Scottish National Gallery (Modern One) to discuss the ‘ish’ in colours with Joyce Dixon, the necessity to enter the mortuary to understand the archive with Naomi Pearce and the unbidden with Maria Fusco. We heard about […]

  • To See and Know More, Pig Bothy National Gallery 31st January 2020

    Channelling proto-feminist mystics, writing in-situ, writing colour and theopoetics, this event will create a space for thinking about translation in its widest sense, sending crossing signals between languages, cultures, concepts and registers. Maria Fusco will discuss her new strand of research into anchorites – proto-feminist mystics – inspired and informed by her time at Sweeney’s […]

  • José Val Del Omar Workshop 2019

    I was invited to take part in a two-day workshop exploring the sound archive and aesthetic legacy of Spanish artist, José Val del Omar (Granada, 1904 – Madrid, 1982) led by a team of musicologists and sound studies specialists which include the cultural producer for Spanish National Radio, Dr Miguel Álvarez-Fernández. The team of researchers […]

  • Extra Sonic Practice: Tuning April 2019

    On 10th April 2019, I was invited by Dr Marie Thompson at the University of Lincoln to present my work at the Extra Sonic Practice Research Group. Necessary Note is the title of a sonic detective novel written by Rebecca Collins and Johanna Linsley (forthcoming Copy Press, 2019). Working as Stolen Voices, Collins and Linsley […]

  • Critical/Fictional Investigations: Site, Sound and Listening 2018

    Exploring creative-critical methodologies in relation to site, sound and listening.

  • Women in Sound/Women on Sound Launch and Research 2017

    Early in September 2017 the redesigned website for WISWOS (Women in Sound/Women on Sound) was launched. Designed by Tony Doyle with input from Linda O’Keeffe, Diana Chester, Joanna Helms and myself, the site aims to host the research projects we are currently working on as well as providing a hub to support and make visible […]

  • Stolen Voices: The Felixstowe Affair 2017

    Rebecca Collins and Johanna Linsley in a Sonic Fiction

    Stolen Voices: The Felixstowe Affair has been selected as one of the Live Art Development Agency’s DIY projects. In partnership with SPILL Festival and Snape Maltings Johanna Linsley and Rebecca Collins will be working with a small group of composers and sonic artists to explore live art and performance techniques in an acoustic investigation of […]