Forum Artistic Research


Trond Lossius

Trond Lossius investigates relations between sound, place and space in field recordings, audio-visual installations and collaborative cross-disciplinary projects. Using surround (Ambisonic) microphones, he records places rather than sounds, primarily engaging with suburban sound environments. The Atmospherics (River Deep, Mountain High) is an ongoing collaborative project since 2014 with Jeremy Welsh. The project researches notions of “place” explored through field recording in sound and video that capture unique qualities from rural and urban areas. The material is processed and edited to realise large-scale audio-visual installations. He has previously worked with the contemporary performance group Verdensteatret, winner of the New York Dance and Performance Awards, a.k.a. The Bessies. He develops open-source software for spatial audio and real-time media for his projects, and he has published research on sound and music computing in international conferences and journals. Trond Lossius holds an MA in geophysics, studied music composition at The Grieg Academy, and has a PhD in artistic research from the Academy of Fine Art, Bergen National Academy of the Arts. He has formerly been Head of Research at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. He is currently a professor and Head of PhD at The Norwegian Film School, Inland University of Applied Sciences and Professor II at The Grieg Academy, The University of Bergen.

Talks at this conference:
 Thu, 17:15 Listening as a Way of Not Yet Knowing