Creative Labs ISACT Tutorials at the SpACE-Net Spatial Audio Workshop
SpACE-Net is pleased to announce a unique collaborative opportunity for
composers, sound artists, and sound designers working anywhere in the
In partnership with leading audio company and soundcard designer Creative,
SpACE-Net would like to commission a specific piece of sound
design/sound artwork which has interactive spatial audio considerations
at the core of its composition, design and delivery process. The piece
should have broad aesthetic appeal and should be able to serve as an
advertisement of the creative possibilities offered by spatial audio
(i.e. it should sound good and be novel and exciting).
toolset incorporates a library for building interactive spatial audio
compositions into software applications. In evaluating the proposals
the panel will be looking for creativity and novelty in the proposed
use of this combination of hardware and software to produce a high
quality, stimulating and accessible piece of interactive
spatial-audio-focused sound work.
Tutorial Sessions Announced!
All designers/artists who are interested in submitting proposals are
required to attend an ISACT toolset tutorial with experts from Creative
which will take place during SpACE-Net’s 2nd International
Workshop at the University
of York on Wednesday 23rd January 2008. This will also be an
ideal opportunity to seek out potential collaborators for your
proposal. To do this effectively, and to help target the people you
would like to work with, once you have registered for the event, please
use the Collaborator
Ads to promote your interests or potential project to help
facilitate initial conversations that can be followed up on the
day. Alternatively you can use the forum
Registration for the workshop is free to SpACE-Net members, who should
sign-up for the
event via the workshop
posting and follow the link to Sign Up at the bottom of the
Register for the ISACT tutorials (in addition to the workshop
registration) separately via this posting for the
event (click here and use the Sign Up option at the bottom of the item). Places are limited and will be offered on a first
signed-up first registered basis. We will inform you ahead of
the event if your registration is successful. If this is the
case we would ecnourage you to bring along your own audio source
material for use during the tutorial sessions.
Please register your
interest in attending by 9th January 2008.
A full Creative-SpACE-Net two-round call for works will be issued
following the workshop in January. We expect the final work to be
completed and ready for
presentation in July 2008 and we would also like to explore other
possibilities for presenting the work
further afield after this premier.