Previous Conferences

Previous Conferences

The conference series is organized by LEA and the LARM infrastructure Project ( In close Collaboration with Kunsthal Aarhus, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medietechnologie, Goldsmiths, the Courtauld Institute, The University of Westminster and OCR (Operational and Curatorial Research).


Conference 1 – Sound + Art: Curating & Interfacing Archives

Venue: Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark. March 12, 2013.


Conference 1 focuses on the issues of experiencing, remembering and curating sound art / sound archives. The conference develops around two specific interactive archive design projects from 2012: The In 2048 exhibition of Errki Kurenniemi at dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, and The Unheard Avant-garde Project at the Sound Art exhibition at ZKM, Karlsruhe.


Conference 2 – Methodologies of Sound Art Curating / Curating Sound

Venue: ZKM, Karlsruhe. August 19-21, 2013. Program to be available soon.


Over the last decade or so, many interesting new methodologies have emerged within the field of sound art curating / curating sound. These methodologies are tied up with the creative use of digital technologies and computational techniques such as physical and tangible computing. More specifically, interactive art and design seem to offer a promising new potential for letting an audience experience and interact with sound objects (tangibly, bodily, etc.) and in that way acquire insight and knowledge about them.