This workshop explores the relationship between sound and situationism, focusing specifically on the concepts of drift, psychogeography, aurality, etc. The workshop is conceived as a collective sound project led by the French sound artist Eric La Casa.
In the first part, which will have a more theoretical and conceptual focus, Eric La Casa will explain how he uses drift in his sound work. The workshop will then include a practical recording session of a sound drift during a walk around Museo Reina Sofía. This recorded drift will be individual, with each of the participants deciding on his or her own path through the Museum, under the guidance of Eric La Casa.
Workshop contents and plan:
Day 1: Two hours of presentation and two hours in which the group will work together to define a solid project: search for a theme to guide this exercise in collective sound projects.
Day 2: practical session: drift in the Museum and recording.
Day 3: listening, selection and mix.
4 hours per day: 22 March 4:00 p.m. to 8 p.m., 23 - 24 March 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Workshop designed for sound artists, phonographists, musicians, etc.
Workshop participants must bring their own portable recording equipment.
Eric La Casa: lives in Paris and has been working in the field of sound since the early 90s, exploring its particular substance and internal language through different aspects ranging from the recording and production of records to sound installations, including radiophonic projects and various written publications on the subject of sound. For years Eric La Casa's attention to sound phenomena has led to some of the best examples of contemporary musique concrète in France.