Program

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L28_Urban Sound Design studio program October 2016

at: Q-O2, Koolmijnenkaai 30-34, B-1080 Brussels

*08/10 Session #1 – Territories

10.00 – 12.30 Seminar followed by: psfa-bxl: transversal discussion
Introduction of the actual planning context of the site with a focus on the history of one of the symbols of its economic development, railway line L28 and the actual relation between inhabitants and their environment.
Presentation of the politics of the region regarding the control of sound pollution and vibration in the Brussels Region.
The urban dimension of electronic and dance music culture.

13.30- 17.00 : Field session
The sonic geography of the site and the relation between the sonic environment and the urban space.
Introduction to field recording – recording techniques
On site observation of sonic effects and auditive architecture – field recording

Guests: Nadia Casabella (1010), Marie Poupé (IBGE)

*15/10 Session #2 – Cartography

10.00 – 12.30 Seminar followed by: psfa-bxl: transversal discussion
Application of interactive technology and social media for alternative cartography of sound in the city.
Sonic Mapping as critical spatial practice
Sound Maps

13.30- 17.00 : Field Session
Observation – classification and illustration of sonic effects in the open space of the railway site

Guests: Peter Cusack and Burak Pak (KU Leuven)

*22/10 Session #3 – Spatial Design

10.00 – 12.30 Seminar followed by: psfa-bxl: transversal discussion
Design of public space along L28
Use of presets – spatial planning and design of the sonic environment L28
Conditions for a participative tuning

13.30- 17.00 : Field Session
Determining strategies for a sonic experience in the open space of L28

Guests: Petra Pferdmenges (Alive Architecture), Nicolas Remy (CRESSON), Thomas Laureyssens (MAD)

*29/10 Session #4 – Site-Sounds

10.00 – 12.30 Seminar followed by: psfa-bxl: transversal discussion
Tactical challenge of urban sound strategies
Creation of location-based experiences
Sound Art in Transitional Spaces

13.30- 17.00 : Field Session
A Sonic walk/remix along L28

Guests: Robin Koek and Flavien Gillié

Co-funded by the Creative Europe program of the European Union.