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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.
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Gail Priest

University of Technology, Sydney
PhD canditate
Gail Priest is undertaking a non-traditional PhD in Media Arts Production at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. A practicing artist for over 17 years, her work explores the aural realm through installation, recordings, performance, sound design, curation and writing. Her major project, Sounding the Future (2014-2017), a multimodal body of speculative fictocritical work, explored what art in the future might sound like. It had exhibition outcomes in the Juried Exhibition ISEA2016, Hong Kong and .moveON, Werkleitz Festival Halle-Saale 2015 (EMAN/EMARE residency program/Bandits-Mages); performances at Liquid Architecture, Melbourne 2015/2017; online publication in continent journal’s Acoustic Infrastructure issue 5.3,  2016; a radiophonic commission for ABC Radio 2016; culminating in an exhibition curated by Gail at UTS Gallery, Sydney, 2017 with an extensive interactive e-publication. Her project Sonolexic, about an ideathesia of word and sound, commissioned by Experimenta Media Arts and the Australian Network for Art and Technology, is part of the Australian national touring exhibition Experimenta Make Sense 2017-2020. She has written extensively about sound and media art for the Australian arts magazine RealTime where she was also the Associate Editor/Online Producer (2003-2015), and she was the editor of the book Experimental Music: audio explorations in Australia, UNSW Press 2009. She has performed live electronic music across Europe and Australia and has releases on her own label Metal Bitch as well as Flaming Pines and Endgame Records.