Archive for the 'Organizations' Category



11
Sep
07

Meet the Composer

Meet The Composer was founded in 1974 as a project of the New York State Council on the Arts. Led by the visionary composer John Duffy, Meet The Composer sought to enable composers to make a living writing music, and to increase their visible presence as creative artists. In its first two decades, Meet The Composer has grown to become a national organization, serving composers of every kind of music throughout the United States.

11
Sep
07

V2

V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media, is an interdisciplinary center for art and media technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). Founded in 1981, V2_ is an organization that concerns itself with research and development in the field of art and media technology. V2_’s activities include organizing (public) presentations, research in its own media lab, publishing, developing an online archive and a shop offering products that are related to V2_’s area of interest.

11
Sep
07

IRCAM

n 1969 Georges Pompidou initiated the establishment of the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (Institute for music/acoustic research and coordination) entrusting its direction to the composer and conductor Pierre Boulez. IRCAM became, and remains today, the only center of its kind across the globe, dedicated to contemporary musical research and production and linked to the Centre Pompidou.

10
Sep
07

Sonic Arts Network

Sonic Arts Network enables people to engage with the art of sound in ground breaking, exciting and innovative ways.

10
Sep
07

Harvestworks

Founded in 1977 to cultivate artistic talent using electronic technologies, Harvestworks‘ mission is to encourage the creation and expand the dissemination of digital media artwork. From its central SOHO location and through its Internet presence Harvestworks provides accessible and coordinated digital media production, education, information and content distribution services to a diverse creative community that includes electronic music composers, interactive media designers, film and video makers, digital tool developers and computer programmers. By bringing together innovative practitioners from all branches of the digital arts, Harvestworks provides a vital context and catalyst for creativity in the digital arts.

10
Sep
07

Experimental Sound Studio

Experimental Sound Studio (ESS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1986 for the production and promotion of innovative approaches to the sonic arts. The mission of ESS is to make audio technology accessible and affordable as well as to encourage the creative process.

I interned at ESS, 94-95… it’s an invaluable resource for Chicago’s sound art community.

10
Sep
07

Jack Straw Productions

Jack Straw Productions (JSP) is the Northwest’s only non-profit multidisciplinary audio arts center. A community-based resource since 1962, we provide a production facility that is unlike any other in the region for local artists who work creatively with sound. Jack Straw focuses on annual artist residencies through our Artist Support Program, our Writers Program, and our Gallery Residency Program; art and technology education for all ages; arts heritage partnerships; and radio production. Our full-service recording studio is also available for a range of arts projects.

10
Sep
07

World Forum for Acoustic Ecology

The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE), founded in 1993, is an international association of affiliated organizations and individuals, who share a common concern with the state of the world’s soundscapes. Our members represent a multi-disciplinary spectrum of individuals engaged in the study of the social, cultural and ecological aspects of the sonic environment.

10
Sep
07

Society of Audio Engineers

The SAE is like the AES, but based in the UK.

10
Sep
07

The Audio Engineering Society

Job boards, tech documents, local meetups – the AES is a good resource.