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Sonic Spaces

A diverse range of talks exploring world of audio and sound culture.

‘Sonic Spaces’ is organised by Dr Jennifer O’Meara in Trinity’s Department of Film (School of Creative Arts) as part of the Creative Arts Practice Research theme. This new series is supported by the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute.

With an increase in the popularity of audio books, podcasts and listening-focused apps in recent years, Dr Jennifer O’Meara is keen to emphasise the origins of a resurgence in the culture of listening in much older traditions of storytelling and art:

The Sonic Spaces seminar series aims to examine the workings and creative possibilities of the contemporary audio arts. It will consider these alongside their diverse historical precursors, including the traditions of radio dramas, poetry on the radio, and operatic adaptations of literary texts.

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