‘What you always wanted to know about the process of researching things and where afraid to ask.’

9 March 2018

London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle

Lecture Theatre B, 17:00-19:00

This session for #UALResearch Fortnight, hosted by CRiSAP (Centre for Research in Sound Arts Practice) in conjunction with PoL (Points of Listening) and involving its research students and alumni is inspired by an earlier incarnation of the research game show approach staged at Supersonix, a conference by the Exhibition Road Cultural Group (V&A, Science Museum, Goethe Institute and Natural History Museum) in 2012.

For this particular intervention, 8 research students and alumni will be invited to present, in exactly 6 minutes, their research by talking only about the processes and procedures of their methodology, without mentioning their research question, genre or context of work, outcomes or aims. This strictly enforced limitation on process, will provide focus and avoid the distraction of the context and thus will enable a cross-disciplinary debate about research without the disciplinary boundaries that a more outcome and material based discussion sets up.

This restriction will be closely adhered to: any contestant who strays into description of the work itself or any other particulars about there research outcomes and aims will be stopped. The time frame of 6 minutes will be strictly enforced as well and a sound will abruptly call the end of each presentation.

The presentations are purely verbal, there are no sonic or visual aids that can be used to support these articulation of research process.

The eight 6 minute presentation are followed by a Q&A that allows other research students and staff to ask questions, compare and debate processes and find differences and communalities of working.


Youtuber and Comedian: Kevin Logan

BBC Radio 2 Presenter: Louise Marshall

Sound Artist: Dan Scott

Artist: Iris Garellfs

Sound Artist: Victoria Karlsson

Musician: Kate Carr

Sound Artist: Timothy Smith

Sound Artist and Performer: Julie Groves

Chaired by Cathy Lane, Mark Peter Wright and Salomé Voegelin



To reserve your place please RSVP s.voegelin@lcc.arts.ac.uk