The 2nd Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism post-graduate research event seeks to query the place and performance of activism within discourses and practices of sound arts, sound-based arts and experimental musics that are engaged with gender, feminist and queer politics.


London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

October 16th – 17th 2014

Deadline: Monday 16th June 2014

The inaugural SGFA, focusing on the role of gender in sound-based arts and experimental musics, took place in May 2012 following the Her Noise: Feminisms and the Sonic symposium at Tate Modern. We are delighted to announce a call for participation in the 2nd Sound::Gender::Feminism::Activism post-graduate research event to take place in London on October 16th and 17th 2014. SGFA::2014 will expand upon the 2012 event and we invite presentations of twenty minute formal research papers or ten minute emerging researcher/artist presentations sharing recent or ongoing work, addressing the question

What, in the historical present, might constitute an activist life in sound?
This is an open call and we welcome responses from all relevant disciplines and will accept a variety of formats from academic presentations, proposals for artworks and documentation of artworks to more experimental contributions.

Please send expressions of interest, including the theme, topic and format of your presentation, of around 200 words and a short biography of no more than 200 words by Monday 16th June 2014 to We will let you know if your submission is accepted by July 9th 2014.


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