Topographies of Sound Festival
|Topografije zvoka festival zvočnih umetnosti|
|Stari trg 21, SI-1000 Ljubljana|
|Organised by||ŠKUC Association|
|Festival dates||30.9.2017 – 4.10.2017|
28.9.2018 – 4.10.2018
16.9.2019 - 20.9.2019
15.9.2020 - 19.9.2020
|Nina Dragičević, Artistic director|
|Phone||386 (0) 31 530 931|
The International Sound Arts Festival Topographies of Sound was created in 2017 to improve the representation of women artists in contemporary sound arts. The emphasis of the festival on gender difference reveals the specific historical, political, cultural and biographical contexts of sound artworks, points to the social positions of women authors and the conditions of their work, and at the same time, unveils the gender-unbalanced social realities. The festival seeks to avoid the classical concert form, mainly through the contextualisation of artworks through topical discussions, including the philosophy and sociology of sound and music. Artistic director ŠKUC Association.launched the festival as a logical continuation of her monograph The Famous Unknown: Sound Artists in the Construction of Society, published in 2016. The festival is produced by
One of main emphases of the festival is on the contextualisation of sound artworks. Sonority is a central and all-encompassing form of sociality, also subjectivation, therefore it is crucial how we listen, interpret and speak about sound arts.
The first edition of the Topographies of Sound Festival in 2017 was named Contexts and presented sound artists, , (Agapea), and Sorrel Hays.