Schedule is subject to change

Art & Sound: Craft(ing)

Friday 23rd – Saturday 24th June 2017

De Montfort University, Leicester

Friday 23rd June 2017: 

10:30 11:00 Registration – Queens Building
Jack Richardson and Sam Warren
11:00 13:00 Workshop 1 – A Slice of CAAKE, Rachel Gomme (Queen Mary University) & Tara J Murphy (University for the Creative Arts)
Location: Queens Building
13:00 13:30 Opening Address – Day 1
Prof. Leigh Landy, Director of Music, Technology & Innovation Research Centre
Location: Queens Building
13:30 14:30 Keynote – Dr. Sarah Kettley, Nottingham Trent University 

Location: Queens Building

14:30 15:00 Extended Coffee Break*
15:00 17:00 Presentations – Queens Building
Chair: Jack RichardsonJonathan Day (Birmingham City University) – Genius LociLoucia Manopoulou (University for the Creative Arts) – Crafts and Music: Collaboration – Connection – Collision

Neal Spowage (De Montfort University) –Now I’m Digital Where Is My Ritual? Investigating Post Digital Performance Objects as Totems Using Agency, Process and Ritual

Simon Hellewell (Independent Artist)- On The Craft of Music Albums, and its Relevance to Contemporary Art Music

17:00 18:45 Installation Showcase – PACE Building

Chris Hunt (University for the Creative Arts) & Mavernie Cunningham – House

David Corbett (Independent) – Caveforms II – For Cardew & Cage: A Live Sonification Collage

Susannah Williams (Melbourne University) – Woven Histories I, II, III

19:00 – Late Scholarly Social Presentations –
Location: Sir Robert Peel Pub (Location below)
An opportunity to discuss your work with participants in the form of a three-minute challenge. Discussion and challenging questions welcomed!

Saturday 24th June 2017: Symposium 

09:00 09:30 Registration – Queens Building
Jack Richardson and Sam Warren
09:30 10:00 Opening Address – Day 2
Prof. John Young, Graduate School Director
Location: Queens Building
10:00 11:00 Keynote – Dr Jules Rawlinson, University of Edinburgh

Location: Queens Building

11:00 11:30 Coffee Break 
11:30 13:00 Presentations – Queens Building

Chair: Dr. Louise Rossiter

Patrick White (Artist) – Brought in Gobstopper

Jonathan Law (Musician & Sound Artist) – The Craft of Site-Specificity: bespoke knowledge and the DIY ethic

Paul Nataraj (University of Sussex) – You Sound Like a Broken Record: A practice led interrogation of the ontological resonances of vinyl record culture

13:00 14:00 Lunch*
14:00 16:00 Parallel Workshops – Queens Building

Justin Grize (University of Sussex) – The Craft of Insect MusicNorah Lorway (University of Falmouth) – Making New Digital Instruments: A Workshop for Musicians and Artists
16:00 18:00 Installation Showcase – PACE Building
19:00 – 20:30 Concert – PACE Building

* Due to limited catering availability, lunch is provided on the Saturday only. A wonderful selection of well-priced food can be found in the University’s new food hall for provision on the Friday – please take the time available during the break to head out for some fresh air!

Location of De Montfort University

Location of the Sir Robert Peel Pub