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Welcome to RE:SOUND, the 8th International Conference on the Histories of Media Arts 2019 - Aalborg, Denmark. RE:SOUND is part of the Media Arts Histories conference series, bringing together leading researchers, artists, and scientists on a series of interdisciplinary topics for over 14 years.

The RE:SOUND conference will take a specific interest on the theories, practices, histories, etc., of art and technology which are focusing on, concerned with, reflecting on, including, mobilising and/or working with sound as a main component or an integral part. RE:SOUND will host four days with 10 tracks of paper sessions, panels, workshops, practice-based interventions, exhibitions, performances, poster sessions, a PhD workshop and keynotes.

David Cecchetto

York University
David Cecchetto is Associate Professor of Critical Digital Theory in the Department of Humanities at York University (Toronto), where he also supervises in several graduate programs. David is Vice-President of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA); he is also a founding member of The Occulture, a five-person collective called “the King Crimson of contemporary theoretical pataphysics” that investigates the esoteric imbrications of sound, affect, hyperstition, and new media. (The Occulture organize annual Tuning Speculation conferences, usually in Toronto.) David is co-author of Ludic Dreaming: How to Listen Away From Contemporary Technoculture (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017), and author of Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism (University of Minnesota Press, 2013). He has edited two para-academic collections published in the Catalyst series (Noxious Sector Press) for which he is a Series Editor. As an artist working with sound, David has presented work in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Russia, and on the web.