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Thursday 28 September


11-12 Arrival & registration. Vortragssaal.


12.00: Welcome & Introduction by Morten Søndergaard, General Chair. Vortragssaal.


13.00: Keynote: Juliana Hodkinson (UK/DK)

KUBUS. Chair: Rasmus Holmboe


15.00-16.30: History Track 1.

Vortragssaal. Chair: Stina Maria Hasse

Paper 12. Ricardo Dal Farra. About The History Of Sound Art, Music And Technology In Latin America.

Paper 32. Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco: The Blind, the Bats and the Radar:” Acoustic Feedback in Postwar Sensory Models.

Paper 43. Budhaditya Chattopadhyay: Expanded Object: Rereading the History of Sound Art


17.00: Keynote: Palle Dahlstedt (S)

KUBUS. Chair: Yannick Hoffman


Dinner (at your own expense)


From ca 19.30 KUBUS: == Art track. Chairs: IC, RH and MS

Pia Palme. Vertical Ear: Charting the White Space of Listening

Installations (All three days). KUBUS

Paper 41 Budhaditya Chattopadhyay: Talking Frame

Luz Maria Sanchez: V.U(n)f_1.01

Friday 29 September


09.30: Keynote: Luz Maria Sanchez (MEX)

Vortragssaal. Chair: Morten Søndergaard


11.00-12.00: The Science Track 2.

Vortragssaal. Chair: Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Paper 50. Louise K WilsonJohn BowersAlan Smith and Peter Mathews: Chthonic: 72 Hours below Earth Day.

Paper 19. Stina Marie Hasse. The sonic resonances of algorithms as cultural productions and aesthetic expressions.


Lunch (at you own expense)


13.30-15.30: The Curation Track 3.

Vortragssaal. Chair: Rasmus Holmboe

Paper 4. John Kannenberg: Curating Sounds as Objects of Culture and Human Agency: A Case Study of The Museum of Portable Sound

Paper 22. Katharina Schmidt: Curating the Soundscape on Radio

Paper 27. Tincuta HeinzelIoana Macrea-TomaIrina BucanLasse ScherffigIstvan Laszlo and Jon Dean: Repertories of (in)discreetness – Curating Radio Free Europe’s archives


16.00: Keynote: Carl Michael von Hausswolff (S)

KUBUS. Chair: Morten Søndergaard


Dinner (at your own expense)


From 19.30 KUBUS: == Art track. Chairs: IC, RH and MS

Paper 26. Astrid Schwarz, Angélica Castelló and Tobias Leibetseder: Steel Girls (Angélica Castelló, Tobias Leibetseder & Astrid Schwarz) Momentum of the metal realm (2017) / 

Performance for Metal Objects, Electronics, Tapes and Analog Synthesizer

Paper 53. Magno Caliman: Oxx

& Surprise


Saturday 30 September


09.30: Special Guest Speaker: Spencer Topel (US)

KUBUS. Chair: Palle Dahlstedt


11.00-12.00: Post-human Track 4.

Vortragssaal. Chair: Morten Søndergaard

Paper 9. Scott Mc Laughlin: Material Indeterminacy and de-centered Practice.

Paper 51. Ben Freeth: Resonant Hermeneutics: instruments for interpreting human skin cultures.


Lunch (on your own expense)


13.30-15.00: The Uncuration Track 5.

Vortragssaal. Chair: Rasmus Holmboe

Paper 48. Aaron James: Live Curation: A Methodology Towards A New Platform for the Reception of Art

Paper 13. Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger: Deception: convergence of spaces brings context to time.


15.30-17.00: Keynote: Peter Weibel

Vortragssaal. Chair: Morten Søndergaard


17.00-17.30: Final discussions and resonances



General Chairs: Morten Søndergaard and Peter Weibel.

Program Chair: Rasmus Holmboe

Art Chairs: Rasmus Holmboe and Morten Søndergaard

Assisting Art Chair: Ina Ciumakova

Assisting Chairs: Ina Ciumakova, Stefan Palitov and Lia Carreira

ISACS17 conference is hosted by ZKM in collaboration with Aalborg University and DIAS Art Space, Denmark.