summer school 2023

Technology & Thought in Sonic Media (TTSM) - is a series of workshops by academics from the fields related to Music Technology, Sound Studies and other topics around sonic practices. The workshops are free to participate, held online in real-time and targeted on certain geographical regions. All classes will use English language. We start on July 29.

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In Summer 2023 workshops are provided by PHD students and candidates from the Music Department of University of California San Diego.

We plan 4 workshops.

Thematical Block “Computer Music and Music Technology”:

Thematical block “Integrative Studies in Sound and Music”

Summer 2023

This year we partner with Mexican and Kazakhstan based cultural institutions to collect diverse international student groups. Our partners are: NettNett (MX), Tselinny (KZ).

Participation is free, but limited to 15 individuals per workshop.

5 spots are allocated for students from Mexico, 5 from Kazakhstan, and up to 5 from the international pool. You will see a locative question in the submission form.

If there are more applicants than available spots, a selection process will be conducted by the workshop tutor and a representative from the local partnering institution. The tutor has the discretion to extend the participant count.

All classes will be given in English language.

Geographical targeting

Structure for each workshop:

  • Saturday – 4 or 5 hours with a break – real-time in ZOOM

  • Sunday – 4 or 5 hours with a break – real-time in ZOOM

  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu – work on home task with async supervision in chat (Telegram)

  • Friday or Saturday – task submission and feedback (optional in ZOOM or in chat)

    We recommend to install Telegram, which will be the main communication tool in this school.