From G. Ouzounian and S. Lappin, 'Soundspace: A Manifesto' (2014). Illustration by Ryan O'Reilly, Rinky Design ©2014.

From G. Ouzounian and S. Lappin, 'Soundspace: A Manifesto' (2014). Illustration by Ryan O'Reilly, Rinky Design ©2014.


Ouzounian, G. Forthcoming 2018. 'The Sonic Undercommons: Sound Art in Black Radical Arts Traditions.' Oxford University Press: Oxford Handbook of Sound Art

Lappin, S., Ouzounian, G. and O'Grady R. 2018. The Sound-Considered-City: An Advice Note for Decision-Makers

Ouzounian, G. 2017. Guest Editor. Evental Aesthetics Vol. 6 Issue 1. Sound Art and Environment.

Meireles, M. and Alvim, D. 2017. "Trigger Place - A Game of Sound and Research." Journal for Artistic Research, 14. 

Ouzounian, G. and Lappin, S. Guest co-editors. 2016. Journal of Sonic Studies 11. Recomposing the City: New Directions in Urban Sound Art.

  • Editorial - Recomposing the City: New Directions in Urban Sound Art - Gascia Ouzounian and Sarah Lappin
  • "Instrumental Operations in the Urban Assemblage" - Colin Ripley
  • Sound Art / Street Life: Tracing the social and political effects of sound installations in London - Christabel Stirling
  • Sound Art and Public Engagement in the Built Environment: Reflections from an Architecture Center - Conor McCafferty
  • ‘Sonopolis’ - Francisco Lopez
  • The Incidental Person: Reviewing the Identity of the Urban Acoustic Planner - Sven Anderson
  • Soundmapping Beyond The Grid: Alternative Cartographies of Sound - Isobel Anderson
  • Sonic Places: In Conversation with Peter Cusack - Sarah Lappin and Gascia Ouzounian

Flügge, E. 2014. “The Mobile Solo Auditor: Personalization and Located Listening.” Leonardo Music Journal, LMJ 24, 36-37.

Ouzounian, G and Lappin, S. 2014. 'Soundspace: A Manifesto.' Journal of Architecture & Culture 2(3): 305-316.

Flügge, E. “Neu Gespielt und Neu Gehört” (trans. G. Gronemeyer) MusikTexte: Zeitschrift für Neue Musik, Nr 142, 86-87 

Ouzounian, G. 2014. ‘Acoustic Mapping: Notes from the Interface’ in The Acoustic City (eds. Matthew Gandy and Benny Nilsen). Berlin: Jovis.

Ouzounian, G. 2014. ‘Sound Art’, Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. Oxford University Press.

Ouzounian G and Papalexandri-Alexandri M. 2014. 'Correspondences'. Current Musicology, Special Issue 'Experimental Writing on Music', ed. D. Gutkin. 

Ouzounian, G (2013). 'Recomposing the City: A Survey of Recent Sound Art in Belfast'Leonardo Music Journal. LMJ 23: 47-54. 

Ouzounian, G (2013). 'Sound Installation Art: From Spatial Poetics to Politics' in Georgina Born (ed.), Music, Sound and Space: Transformations of Public and Private ExperienceCambridge: Cambridge University Press: 73-89. 



    McCafferty, Conor. In progress. Urban Acoustic Cartography: Sound mapping as a tool for participatory urban analysis and pedagogy. PhD Dissertation. Sonic Arts & Architecture, Queen's University Belfast. 

    Flugge, Elen. In progress. Listening Practices for Urban Sound Space. PhD Dissertation. Sonic Arts & Architecture, Queen's University Belfast.


    INVITED TALKS & CONFERENCE presentations 

    G. Ouzounian and S. Lappin. Invited speakers, City Sonic Places conference. University of the Arts London. 2 February 2018.

    G. Ouzounian, 'The Sonic Undercommons: Sound Art in Black Radical Arts Traditions'. INHA, Paris.13 December 2017.

    G. Ouzounian, ‘Powers of Hearing: Acoustic Defense during the First World War’. Society of Fellows, Columbia University, New York City. 6 April 2017.

    G. Ouzounian, ‘Visions of Audition’. Panel: Sound Art and Music. Royal College of Arts, London. 28 February 2017.

    G. Ouzounian, ‘Hearing Space’. Sound|Making|Space. Royal Academy of Arts, London. 6 February 2017.

    G. Ouzounian, ‘London, Lon-don, Lon-don! City of Song’. Keynote address. The Role and Position of Sounds and Sounding Arts in Public Urban Environments’. Leiden University. 28-29 November 2016.

    C. McCafferty, "Writing the sound of the city: Crowdsourced writing from urban sound maps." Writing Buildings conference, University of Kent, Canterbury. July 2016.

    E. Flügge, “Cities Matter: Sound art toward urban listening practices.” Sound Art Matters International Conference, AIAS and Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus. 1-4 June 2016.

    S. Lappin, "What's the Matter with Architecture?  Sound Art as a Challenge to Architectural Practice."  Sound Art Matters International Conference, AIAS and Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus. 1-4 June 2016.

    G. Ouzounian, ‘Sonorous Cities: Towards an Acoustic Urbanism’. Keynote. Postgraduate Study Day: Reconfiguring Sound and Space. London: King’s College London. 19 May 2016.

    G. Ouzounian, ‘Feedback in Sound Art’. Ernst Schering Foundation and singuhr. Berlin. 27 February 2016.

    G. Ouzounian and S. Lappin, 'Soundspace: A Manifesto'. NI Science Festival / Bright Club Belfast. Black Box, Belfast. 23 February 2015.

    G. Ouzounian, ‘Cities, Communities, Sound Art’. Challenges of Government Conference: Flourishing Cities. Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. 11-14 December 2014. 

    G. Ouzounian, ‘Sound Art and Urban Architecture’. Symposium: Writing About Music is like Dancing About Architecture. Studio Lukas Feireiss, Berlin. 24-28 September 2014.

    E. Flügge, 'Sonic Thinking: How Sound Art Practices Teach us Critical Listening to Space'. Invisible Places Sounding Cities, Viseu, Portugal. 18-20 July 2014.

    E. Flügge, 'Hearing Space: case study of urban space urban sound,' EMS14: Electroacoustic Music Beyond Concert Performance, Berlin. 12 June 2014.

    E. Flügge, 'Silent Sound Art'. Pfingstsymposium: Ohrendenken [ear-thinking] symposium for new music. Orff Center, Munich. 06-08 June 2014.

    C. McCafferty, 'Urban Acoustic Cartography: Sound Mapping as a Tool for Participatory Urban Analysis and Pedagogy. Symposium: Sound and the Urban Environment'. ONCA Trust and Gallery, University of Brighton. 2 June 2014.

    E. Flügge, ' “Sound Art in Urban Space'. Tonspur Stadtlandschaft project of Institut für Freiraumentwicklung, Hannover. 17 May 2014

    G. Ouzounian, 'Sound Art as Urban Design'. Beyond Noise and Silence: Listening for the City. Dublin City Council. 8 May 2014.

    S. Lappin, "Recomposing the City: An Introduction to an Interdisciplinary Research Project."  Sound Signatures Winter School, University of Amsterdam. 13-17 January 2014.


    Symposia (hosted)

    2 March 2018. Study Day: Acoustic Cities. University of Oxford.

    18 May 2015. Postgraduate Student symposium. Queen's University Belfast.

    30 May 2014. International Symposium. Queen's University Belfast.



    5-9 September 2016. Workshops on Urban Sound. Metropolitan Arts Centre Belfast. 'For urban planners, architects and sound artists to discuss the role of sound in the design and planning of urban environments'


    Seminars (Hosted)

    Katherine Fennelly, 'Creating an Institutional Environment: An Archaeology of the Sonic in the Historic Lunatic Asylum'. 11 May 2015.

    Jacqueline Waldock, 'Capturing the City: Community Soundscape Composition as an Analysis of Urban Change'. 27 March 2015.

    Sven Anderson, 'Establishing the Identity of the Urban Acoustic Planner'. 23 March 2015.

    Rachel Ní Chuinn, 'The Secret Sculpture of Sound'. 2 March 2015.

    Steve Larkin, 'Sonic Atmosphere as a Contributor to Architecture'. 16 February 2015.

    Raviv Ganchrow, 'Urban Modes of Listening'. 10 December 2014.

    Mara Mills, 'The History of the Optophone'. 24 October 2014.

    Brandon LaBelle, 'Overheard, Interrupted: Work.' 14 May 2014.

    Carsten Seiffarth, 'Bonn Hoeren'. 7 March 2014.

    Carsten Stabenow, 'Tuned City'. 26 February 2014. 

    Jacob Kirkegaard, 'A Matter of Sound'. Queen's University Belfast. 9 October 2013.


    Concerts & exhibitions (Hosted)

    Raviv Ganchrow, 'Shipping Forecast' (in progress). Sonic Arts Research Centre. 11 December 2014.

    Brandon LaBelle, 'Speculations on the Lyrical Imagination of the Resistant, the Lazy and the Hopeful.' Sonic Arts Research Centre. 15 May 2014.

    Miguel Negrao and Matilde Meireles, '48 Hz / X Marks the Spot'. Platform Arts. Co-presented by PLACE, Platform Arts and Recomposing the City. 28-30 March 2014.

    Jacob Kirkegaard, 'Labyrinthitis'. Sonic Arts Research Centre. 10 October 2013.



    Radio documentary. 'Shape of Sounds to Come', by Rachel Ní Chuinn. RTÉ National Radio, Ireland. 11 November 2014.

    Delany, E. 'The Power of Sound as an Art Form'. New York Times. 3 October 2013.