Sonic Acts Academy publication now for sale
In context of the Sonic Acts Academy, Sonic Acts published a 64-page ’zine’, which contains a beautifully designed and printed collection of short essays, manifestos, statements and visual contributions that provide invaluable insights into the exploration conducted and during the Academy.
Looking back on first edition Sonic Acts Academy
The first edition of Sonic Acts Academy has ended. We look back proudly on an opening night with performances at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, five workshops and two days of presentations celebrating today’s artistic practices at de Brakke Grond, and an invigorating line-up at Paradiso that had visitors dancing into the early hours.
Critical Writing Blog
The Critical Writing Workshop, led by Jennifer Lucy Allan, took place in tandem with the Sonic Acts Academy. The Critical Writing Workshop embodies a core concept of the Academy: a space for discussion and a platform for dialogue, while sharing knowledge and developing critical perspectives.
Available Soon: Sonic Acts Academy Volume 1
Sonic Acts is pleased to announce the publication of Sonic Acts Academy Volume 1. With contributions by: #Additivism, Thomas Ankersmit, Louis Henderson, Ewa Justka, Anton Kats, Okkyung Lee, Yoneda Lemma, Maryanne Amacher Archive, M.E.S.H., Anna Mikkola, BJ Nilsen, Sally-Jane Norman, Dick Raaijmakers and others.
Call for Applicants: Atmospheric Feedback Loops Workshop - Susan Schuppli
On 25 and 26 February 2016, Sonic Acts hosts a two-day workshop led by artist and researcher Susan Schuppli. For this very special workshop, the participants will visit the Cabauw Experimental Site for Atmospheric Research (Cesar). Application deadline is 12 February 2016.
Call for Applicants: Voice Odder Workshop with Ewa Justka
On Friday 26 February Polish electronic noise artist Ewa Justka will lead a Voice Odder Workshop. She will guide participants through the creation of a unique, multi-faceted electronic instrument and effects unit, The Voice Odder, which is a compact, voice-altering device inspired by William S. Burroughs’ claim that ‘the word is a virus’. Application deadline 12 February!
First names for Sonic Acts Academy 2016 & last chance to buy early bird tickets
Sonic Acts is pleased to announce the first names for the Academy: Morehshin Allahyari, Maryanne Amacher, Thomas Ankersmit, J. G. Biberkopf, Katrina Burch, Heather Davis, Bill Dietz, Yon Eta, Drill Folly, Louis Henderson, Ewa Justka, KABLAM, Anton Kats, Okkyung Lee, Yoneda lemma, Lotic, M.E.S.H. and others, with many more to follow!
Call for Applicants: #Additivism Workshop
3D printing promises to become a widespread material language, allowing anything that can be stored as a digital template to be realised. During the 2-day #Additivism workshop Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke explain how 3D fabrication can be thought of as the critical framework of #Additivism: a movement that aims to disrupt material, social, computational, and metaphysical realities through provocation, collaboration, and ‘weird’ / science fiction thinking.
Sonic Acts Academy: Early Bird Tickets Available
Get your early bird tickets for the Sonic Acts Academy 26-28 February 2016 now. The Academy will take place every two years, alternating with the bi-annual Sonic Acts festival. The Academy is offering thought-provoking new perspectives on the research into art, the research needed for art and especially research through art.
Call for Volunteers: Join the Sonic Acts team
Are you interested in science, technology, art and electronic music? Sonic Acts hosts the first edition of the Sonic Acts Academy, a new research-oriented programme from 26 to 28 February 2016 in Amsterdam. We are looking for a great team to make this Academy a success and hope that you will join us!
Save the Date: Sonic Acts Academy
From 26 to 28 February 2016, Sonic Acts hosts a new research-oriented programme at the intersection of art, music and science at several locations in Amsterdam. Over the course of three days, Sonic Acts Academy will invite artists, theorists, and scientists to expand on their research through lectures, concerts, film programmes, work presentations, masterclasses and workshops.