Snd:arc call for works – deadline 27 April 2007


Open Ear wish to announce Snd:arc- (Sound and Architecture) a free evening of open air live sound art and visual experimentation, featuring performances by a number of artists including Mr Paul Adams who will be performing with his new audio/visual software Pac / resenv.

The event, one of the first of its kind in the Broadstairs area, will be taking place in the space of the open courtyard at Canterbury Christ Church University at the Broadstairs Campus, Kent, England from 8pm on Friday 11/05/07 (weather permitting or be postponed until Friday the 18/05/07).

Please contact Broadstairs Campus closer to the date to verify that the event will be happening (t: +44 (0)1843 609120, e: broadstairs [at] canterbury dot ac dot uk).

Call for works

Sound and Visual Artists are invited to contribute to Snd:arc- (Sound and Architecture) a free evening of open air live sound art and visual experimentation. The event will be curated by Paul Adams and Garrett Lynch as part of the non-profit audio / visual organisation Open Ear ( We are seeking in particular artists who can work with the outside space in a live context; this can range from approaches such as the projection of visual based works on the building fascias through to site specific responses recording and manipulating the surrounding architecture and environment. Individual performances can last up to 30 minutes and will take place in the courtyard of Canterbury Christ Church University, Broadstairs Campus, Kent, England from 8pm on Friday the 11th of May.

As we are non-profit based organisation and the event is free we are unable to offer any individual payment but will provide access to a limited supply of equipment (please include a list of requirements in your proposal and we will attempt to cater for this), suitable refreshments and possibly accommodation if required. This event is run by Open Ear as part of an initiative to bring new forms of live audio / visual art to an area currently undergoing a cultural regeneration.

Please email short proposals with a list of required equipment (no more than one page) by Friday 27/04/07 as word / pdf / rtf / txt document (not pasted into the email) to:

Paul Adams: paul.adams120 [at] googlemail dot com
Garrett Lynch: garrett [at] asquare dot org

For further information regarding the event or Open Ear, please see our weblog at:

The location

Canterbury Christ Church Broadstairs campus, Kent, England, situated on the east coast of Kent, approximately 30 minutes from Canterbury, opened in 2000 with a wide selection of higher education courses. The campus is committed to the arts and cultural regeneration of the area and regularly host’s events, exhibitions and performances on site.