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Feedback: Sonic Embodiment in An Invisible Topography

In the current circumstances we have taken the decision to cancel our public facing events which we were due to host in the coming weeks. This decision will come into effect from Monday 16 March and covers all events scheduled until 30 April 2020. Events planned after this date will be kept under review. Please keep checking for updates.

This free event is part of the Ecologies of PaR postgraduate-led research seminar series hosted by Performing Arts at Leeds Beckett University

This performing arts research seminar will present a system of microphone feedback with spatial interaction, and the ways it has been used in creative practice and artistic research across disciplines of performance and music. Involving both practical demonstration and theoretical exploration, the seminar will offer a presentation of the development of the system as a means of exploring the notion and embodied experience of threshold as well as a medium of sonifying movement.

Seminar Speaker Bios

Maria Kapsali is a Lecturer in Physical Performance in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries at the University of Leeds. She has published the co-authored DVD/Booklet Yoga and Actor Training (Routledge, 2015) and edited a special issue of Theatre Dance and Performance Training Journal entitled ‘Training, Politics and Ideology’ (July 2014). She is a co-convenor of the TaPRA Performer Training Working Group and co-editor of the Theatre Dance and Performance Training Blog http://theatredanceperformancetraining.org/ and the Routledge series Perspectives on Performer Training.

Scott McLaughlin is a composer and improviser based in Huddersfield, UK, born in Ireland (Co. Clare). He lectures in composition and music technology at the University of Leeds. His research focuses on the physical materiality of sound and performance, combining approaches from spectral music and experimental music with dynamical systems theory to explore autopoiesis and recursive feedback systems in constraint-based open form composition. His debut CD "There are neither wholes nor parts" was recently released on Ergodos Records.

Please note this is not a ticketed event so just turn up on the day!

Event Details

25 March 2020 -
25 March 2020
16:00pm - 17:00pm
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