Sonic Art Research Unit (SARU)
The Sonic Art Research Unit provides a forum for dialogue between the fields of Composition and Sound Art; including acousmatic, collaborative, electroacoustic, experimental, interdisciplinary and site-specific practices alongside engagement with field recording, and soundscape studies.
The Sonic Art Research Unit builds on established creative dialogue between the fields of Fine Art and Music at Oxford Brookes University.
Sonic Art Research
The SARU blog has the latest news on projects, shows and exhibitions along with a gallery of images and sounds from practitioners in the unit.
audiograft is an annual festival of Contemporary Experimental Music and Sound Art curated by SARU.
consumer waste is a low impact imprint for the publication of contemporary experimental music. Jointly run by Stephen Cornford and Samuel Rodgers.
The Sound Diaries initiative is focused around sound-recordings and sound-texts and the ways in which we can use sound as a document of our lives.
A collaborative project creating a series of works for harpsichord in a variety of combinations with live electronics alongside analogue and digital signal processors.
[rout] & Okeanos
This project brings together two opposing sound-worlds; the hard-edged amplified sound of [rout]; and Okeanos’ distinctive and subtle interleaving of Japanese and Western timbres.