Courses & Units

Fundamentals of Sonic Art FCF102


This unit provides foundation studies in audio recording, software applications for sound manipulation, sound sculpture, sound diffusion, exhibiting Sonic Art and interactivity. It Introduces students to the development and scope of sonic art and provides a starting point in exploring the creative uses of sound. New and radical approaches to sound recording, performance, installation works and exhibitions through a critical analysis of sonic works of contemporary artists will be explored.


Unit name Fundamentals of Sonic Art
Unit code FCF102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Dr David Carter

Teaching staff

Dr David Carter

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 100101

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Teaching Pattern

2 x 90 minute workshop/lectures weekly


End of semester assessment: 60%, Portfolio of work

Weekly activities, in-class assessments and demonstrations: 40%

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Trevor Wishart, On Sonic Art

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