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18:00 - 21:00 14 September 2014

Stadtklang: The Acoustic City

Location

Arcola Theatre Bar (link Map)
24 Ashwin St | Dalston | London | E8 3DL | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Professor Matthew Gandy, UCL Geography, was the founding director of the UCL Urban Laboratory from 2005 to 2011 and a co-founder of the Urban Salon seminar series. Until the summer of 2015 he will be a Senior Research Fellow of the Gerda Henkel Foundation at the University of the Arts, Berlin.
BJ Nilsen, is a Swedish sound and recording artist. His work is based on the sound of nature and its effect on humans, primarily using field recordings and electronic composition as a working method. He was a Leverhulme Artist-in-Residence at the UCL Urban Laboratory during 2012.

To celebrate the London launch of The Acoustic City, edited by Matthew Gandy and BJ Nilsen, UCL Urban Laboratory's Sunday evening get-together and music night returns on the 14th September at the Arcola Theatre Bar.

Stadtklang is a relaxing and innovative night for anyone interested in cities and urban life. With free entry this event is the perfect way to round off your weekend and an opportunity to meet like-minded people outside the seminar room, office, studio, or lecture hall.

The Acoustic City is an an edited collection of cutting-edge essays on sound and the city accompanied by a specially commissioned CD with contributions from FĂ©lix Blume, Ekkehard Ehlers, Yui Onodera, Schneider TM and many other artists. It was completed with the support of the Leverhulme Foundation, the UCL Urban Laboratory, and UCL Grand Challenges.


Contact

Jordan Rowe
+44 (0)20 3108 9402 | urbanlaboratory@ucl.ac.uk


Links

UCL Urban Laboratory
The Acoustic City


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