Mon 17 Jun 2024: 10:00AM
Glasgow School of Art

Multi-Sensory Field Recording Workshop

Venue: Glasgow School of Art, Altyre Estate, Forres, IV36 2SH
Prices: Fully funded places are available for Scottish residents | £300

Perfect for enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, this one-day workshop invites you to understand the processes involved in capturing and representing soundscapes for research and artistic purposes.

Location: Glasgow School of Art, Altyre Estate, Forres, IV36 2SH
Date: Mon 17 June 2024, 10am – 4pm
Format: In-person, all-day workshop

Unlock the potential of sound with this immersive field recording workshop, where artistry and technique converge to deepen your appreciation of the sonic arts and the natural environment.

Throughout this workshop, you will be guided to explore the principles of field recording and techniques required for creating immersive soundscapes within a framework that investigates acoustic ecology and deep listening. This workshop will help you bridge the gap between perceiving, capturing, and reconstructing soundscapes.

Perfect for enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, this one-day workshop invites you to understand the processes involved in capturing and representing soundscapes for research and artistic purposes whilst developing your auditory perspectives and connection to the world around you.

This workshop is tailored for those who are interested in broadening their horizons within research or the sonic arts, gaining hands-on experience with understanding how audio plays an important role in the experience of the world around us.

Fully funded places are available for Scottish residents. Please use the code O9B048 if you are resident in Scotland. Please note that you will be asked to confirm your Postcode upon registration.

Course Aims
– Inform participants about the approach to field recording for research or artistic purposes.
– Encourage the development of personal perspectives on auditory sensory stimulation and connect with nature.
– Offer a unique perspective in the field of audio with practical workshops contextualised with philosophical thought in the experience of deep listening.
– Teach the fundamentals of audio recording utilising various microphones and develop an understanding of sound editing using computers.

Intended Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to:
– Utilise audio recording equipment to capture various sources.
– Apply philosophical thought concerning deep listening in applied practice within the sonic arts.
– Compose a soundscape from various captured audio to create a sensorial experience.
– Workshop Structure
– Introductory talk on Fieldwork
– Deep listening exercises
– Field-recording session
– Reconstruction of soundscape
– Presentation and reflection

For further information, please contact d.neil@gsa.ac.uk (Daniel Neil) or visit https://futureskills.gsa.ac.uk/browse/gsafutureskills/courses/multi-sensory-fieldwork

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