Sound art as an imposition? Thoughts from ‘Listening for the City’ at The LAB

‘Beyond Noise and Silence: Listening for the City’ just concluded in Dublin: a two-part event focused on ‘exploring how the city’s sound environment might be used by artists, architects, and urban designers to activate experimental architectures, urban experiences, and new forms of public space‘.  It was a commendable move from Dublin City Council Arts Office to…

ISSTC13: Transmission Drift highlights

Annual Irish Sound, Science and Technology Convocation (ISSTC), August 28-29, 2013 Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design, Ireland From the ISSTC 2013 open call:  ‘Transmissions enable us to experience ideas, energy, data, sounds, events and art from distant and long ago places. In negating temporal and physical boundaries, transmissions sustain traditions between generations and…

_liminal State teaser

“Place is completed through the word, through the allusive exchange of a few passwords between speakers who are conniving in private complicity.” – Marc Augé, Non-Places: An Introduction to Supermodernity _liminal State will open this Thursday 18th April at the Centre for Creative Practices (Lwr. Pembroke St., D2) and will run until April 25th. Free entry.  There…