With the hearing of memory - Sonic exchange between Weimar and Barcelona

During the next months Phonos will take part together with Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Bauhaus-Universität of Weimar in the project: “With the hearing of memory - Towards the influence of acoustic fenomena and spatial perception related to the treatment of dictatorships in Germany and Spain”. This project will consist of an acoustical exploration of some places related to dictatorial periods in Germany and Spain through an exchange program between Weimar University and Universitat Pompeu Fabra. The aim is to present six sound installations developed in architectonic relevant places during Nazism in Weimar and Franquism in Barcelona.




The students from Weimar University will present in Barcelona their sound installations developed in collaboration with lecturers from the architecture department and electroacoustic music undergraduates from the Bauhaus-Universität of Weimar. The exchange of students and lecturers from Weimar in Barcelona will take place on March 19th and will conclude with a presentation on Thursday March 22nd.

From Universitat Pompeu Fabra, the team formed by four students of MSc in Sound and music Computing and two BSc students of Audiovisual Systems Engineering degree will count on the support of researches from the Music Technology Group (MTG) and the Cognitive Media Technologies Research Group (CMTRG). The stay of the students and researchers from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Weimar will take place during June 2018.