Sound and space

Course description Sound and space
Year: 2017-2018
Catalog number: 5100KM56
  • Raviv Ganchrow
Language: English
Blackboard: No
EC: 8
Level: 300
Period: Semester 1 & 2, Block I, II, III, IV
  • Yes Elective choice
  • No Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class


Sound and Space is a seminar exploring interconnections between modes of sonic attention and concepts of space. The seminar is grouped around the themes of echo, resonance and oscillation, providing a cross-disciplinary reading of developments in spatial composition, sound art, audio technologies and architectural acoustics. The course covers examples from a broad range of sources serving to highlight distinctive correlations between epistemologies of sound and ontologies of space and place.

Teaching method:

Lecture and seminar.

Course load:

8 ects.

Date, time and location

First and second semester 2017-2018.

Wednesdays from 15:30 to 17:30 hrs.
First class on Wednesday 13th September 2017.
Final class on Wednesday 27th June 2018.
PLEASE NOTE: no classes on: 18 October, 25 October, 1 November, 27 December 2017, and 3 January, 14 February, 21 February, 28 February and 18 April 2018!

Room SON 15 Var├Ęsezaal, Royal Conservatoire, Juliana van Stolberglaan 1, 2595 CA Den Haag, 070 315 15 15


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