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Sound situation. Aural drift

March 22, 23 and 24, 2012 /
Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200, Auditorium 400 and Nouvel Workshops -1

Sound situation: Aural Drift is a program of activities focusing on the connection between sound and drift, psychogeography and aurality, including the anthropological level and the analysis and discussion of the influence and repercussions of situationist concepts (drift, construction of situations anddétournement) in the area of sound production.

Concepts such as drift and psychogeography (reflections on ways of seeing and experiencing urban life and the effects of the geographical setting on people's emotions and behaviour; and even further, the search for public spaces, living spaces apart from the spectacle in which individuals are imbued, spaces in which anything might happen), the construction of situations, détournement (the artistic and political possibility of taking an object created by capitalism and distorting its meaning and original use to produce a critical effect), have had an enormous influence on the creative work of many sound artists working with aurality and the geographical setting: field recordings, sound landscapes, audio X-rays of urban environments, in short, capturing the sound moment… And drift, meaning on the one hand a sound register/journey, a stroll as an acoustic experience, and on the other hand the sound process in and of itself.

Program


 

Workshop

Eric la Casa (France)
Sound Drift, Psychogeography and Sound
22, 23 and 24 March. Workshops, Nouvel Building Floor -1


 

Lectures


David Toop (United Kingdom)
Music and Situationism, Drift, Psychogeography and Sound
23 March at 6:30 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200

Chiu Longina (Spain, Vigo)
Sound and Surroundings, Anthropology of Sound
24 March at 6:30 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200

Collective maDam (Madrid) 
About 'The Society Of Spectacle' Guy Debord 1967 (piece by Lucio Capece)
Interventions/Performances, 24 March at 7:30 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200


Colloquia


Drift as sound experience 
Edu Comelles, Carlos Suárez and Juanjo Palacios.
Moderated by Javier Piñango
23 March at 7:30 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200

Sound and Situationism (three-way dialogue)
José Manuel Costa, Miguel Álvarez-Fernández and Oriol Rosell
24 March at 7:30 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200


Concerts


Jorge Haro (Argentina)
23 March at 9 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 400

CITY BEND (WERNER DAFELDECKER + ANTHEA CADDY) (Austria / Australia)
23 March at 10 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 400

Multi_Concert
F
our small concerts based on the concept of Drift:
Edu Comelles, Juanjo Palacios, Carlos Suarez, Jaime Munarriz
24 March at 9 p.m. Nouvel Building, Auditorium 400

 

Program

  • Situación Sonora: psicogeografía y sonido a cargo de Eric La Casa
    March 22 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and March 23 - 24 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Sound situation: psychogeography and sound, with Eric La Casa

    Live Arts Workshop
    Workshops, Nouvel Building, Floor -1

Activity´s details

Curatorship: 
Javier Piñango and Oriol Rosell
Entry: 
free of charge, with seating on a first-come, first served basis, except the concerts of March 23 and 24
In collaboration with: 

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