The symposium brings together artists, curators and academics to draw out key themes explored within the exhibition, and further interrogate the act of listening. Speakers (alphabetical):
Artist and curator based in London, and curator of the Listening exhibition. Sam will be hosting the symposium. http://www.sambelinfante.com/
Greek/British artist based in London, exhibiting in Listening at Art Exchange. Mikhail will be giving a performance as part of the symposium. http://www.mikhailkarikis.com/
Senior lecturer in the history and theory of architecture at the Cass School of Architecture and is creative director of choral ensemble Musarc. He teaches a diploma module on sound, architecture and the city.
Composer, sound artist and academic, whose work uses spoken word, field recordings and archive material to explore aspects of our listening relationship with each other and the world around us.
Poet based in London, and Lecturer in Poetry and Performance at University of Essex. Holly will be discussing 'The Productive Sonics of Daydreaming: Clairaudience Materials and Hypnagogic Noise as Research' http://www.hollypester.com/
The event is followed by live music by Apartment House at Firstsite in the evening (from 7pm).