Sound, Gender, Feminism, Activism – London College of Communication, 16-17 October 2014


What, in the historical present, might constitute an activist life in sound?

16th and 17th October 2014, 10:00 – 18.00
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, SE16SB
Tickets £20 (Students £10)
CRiSAP (Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice) are pleased to announce that the second Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism (SGFA2014) research event will take place on the 16th and 17th of October, 2014.
This event seeks to query the place and performance of activism within discourses and practices of sound arts, sound-based arts and experimental musics that are engaged with gender, feminist and queer politics.
Our invited keynotes are Tara Rodgers (USA) – author of Pink Noises – and Maggie Nicols (UK) – musician, improviser, vocalist, activist.
This two-day event incorporates presentations, performances and screenings from academics, musicians, artists and performers selected through a peer-review process, each taking a different approach to the question:
 What, in the historical present, might constitute an activist life in sound?
Our presenters are: Alison Ballance, Anja Kanngieser, Ann Antidote, Anna Benedikt, Anna Raimondo, Annie Goh,  Christopher DeLaurenti, Claudia Wegener, Elin Øyen Vister, Emma Lilwall, Evan Ifekoya, FYTA, Franziska Rauh, Freya Johnson Ross, INVASORIX, Iris Garrelfs, Kerstin Schroedinger, Lucia Farinati & Claudia Firth, Mark Harris, Mindy Abovitz, Mitra Kaboli, Philip Cornett, Rebecca E Davies, V.A. Phoenix, Victoria Gray and Virginia Kennard & Emi Pogoni.
Lunches and refreshments will be will be provided. Places are strictly limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
Workshop with Maggie Nicols 
Maggie will be running a special SGFA2014 workshop from 2-5pm on Wednesday 15th October. Workshop participants will perform with Maggie as part of SGFA2014 on Thursday, October 16th. The workshop should be booked as a separate event as places are very limited. To reserve a workshop place please email

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