8 APRIL 2021
:: Time Zone UCT/GMT + 1 :: 



Opening session


Plenary session


Guest speakers

Jana Winderen

Peter Cusack

Chair: Luís António Santos


Session 1 :: Soundscapes and acoustic ecology



Chairs: Madalena Oliveira & Fábio Ribeiro

Environmental sensing – Refractions of the infrastructural body
Margarida Mendes – Goldsmiths University of London (United Kingdom)

Rune Søchting – Danish National Academy of Music (Denmark)

Soundscape and well-being
Gabriela de Azevedo – Universidade Federal de Espírito Santo (Brazil)

The soundscape of feminist protests in London: a collective art form countering power structures
Jessica Kong – London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom)


Mini break


Session 2 :: Sound production and performance


Chairs: Daniel Brandão & Alberto Sá

A normal voice: Anomalisa and the aesthetics of the voice in cinema
Sergio José Aguilar Alcalá – Universidad Latinoamericana (Mexico)

From Still to Motion: The aesthetics and use of sound when creating documentaries from still images and found footage
Nickos Myrtou – National and Kapodistrean University of Athens (Greece)

The sound of the past: Music and sound in 20th Century American Television Period Pieces
Anne MacLennan – York University (Canada)

Evolving musical environments: exploring Chinese orchestra soundscapes as part of a cultural ecosystem
Tan Elynn & Sergio Camacho Fernandez – University of Nottingham Malaysia




with sound artists participating in the exhibition

Chairs: Cláudia Martinho & Pedro Portela