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SPARC symposium 2019 - Land Music: sound practice in the age of ecological crisis

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12 September 2019

Ecological thinking, beyond the conventional understanding of environment, asks us to consider new ways of imagining how we conceive of and consider the world. As Donna Haraway writes, “[…] another world is not only urgently needed, it is possible, but not if we are ensorcelled in despair, cynicism, or optimism, and the belief/disbelief discourse of progress.” The third SPARC Symposium will consider this shift in thinking and consider how to respond to this moment of crisis through the lens of sound practice from a variety of perspectives including talks, discussions, concerts and a foraging and jam making event. 

 

Sign up to this free symposium at

https://www.city.ac.uk/events/2019/september/sparc-symposium-2019

 

DAY 1 // Thursday 12th SeptemberMusic Department at City, University of London280 St John St, London EC1V 4PB, College Building: Performance Space

 

19:00// Opening concert with sets by Cathy Lane and Mariam Rezaei

 

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DAY 2 // Friday 13th SeptemberMusic Department at City, University of London280 St John St, London EC1V 4PB, College Building: Performance Space

 

10:30 // Symposium with speakers including Amina Abbas-Nazari, Tanya Auclair, Joe Browning, Gabriel Dattatreyan, Lily Green, Tonia Ko, Clare Qualman, 

Cathy Lane, Sam Lee, Sylvia Lim, Heloise Tunstall-Behrens,

 

17:30// multi.modal record launch

 

19:00// Concert with Aaron Einbond, Matilde Meierless, Cath Roberts, Benedict Taylor,David Toop

 

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DAY 3 // Saturday 14th SeptemberIKLECTIK, Old Paradise Yard, Waterloo (SE1 7LG)

 

11:00// Foraging and making jam with Clare Qualman

15:30//Concert with Nell Catchpole, Leo Chadburn, Jan Hendrickse, Amber Priestley

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