"2013 will be both SoundWalk’s 10th anniversary and the centenary of Luigi Russolo’s Futurist manifesto, 'The Art of Noise.' By rethinking approaches to sound production and aural perception, the Italian Futurists anticipated sound art. During SoundWalk 2013, we wish to honor them by presenting works that refer to, relate to or are informed by this historical document and precedent.
SoundWalk 2013 Call to ArtistsArtists who utilize, in any manner, sound in their work are invited to submit to the Tenth Annual SoundWalk event to be held in Long Beach CA on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Please visit the Soundwalk 2013 submission site for submission requirements and details on how to submit your work.
Deadline for submissions is Monday, July 1st, 2013.
100 years ago (March 11, 1913), Luigi Russolo's Futurist manifesto "The Art of Noises" was released. It was a letter that strove to open the sensorium to new ways of perceiving. It has been SoundWalk's mission to promote such aspirations and, we hope, our success to have done so. However, in order to continue to find new ways of perceiving, we must transcend the aural and move into other modes. As a result, this will be SoundWalk's last year. 2015 will be the launch year of a more expansive and daring event that will explore and respond to the synaesthetic experience in which cognitive boundaries dissolve and the senses converge."
Go here to see SoundWalk in 2012.