The Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory (SIAL) Sound Studios are home to numerous research and software projects.
Project support, industry and academic partners
Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory (SIAL) Sound Studios' project support, industry and academic partners
Auditory city was a free series of spatial music concerts produced by SIAL Sound Studios and performed in Melbourne’s city centre.
Barrett Portrait Concert
In this special once-only event, Speak Percussion and RMIT's SIAL Sound Studios present the work of Richard Barrett, one of UK’s most impressive composers.
Black of the Star
In collaboration with Speak Percussion, a performance of Gerard Grisey’s Black of the Star (1989-1990) scored for six percussionist surrounding the audience and recordings of pulsars.
Bundoora Spine Soundscape System
The Bundoora Soundscape System was installed as part of RMIT’s Bundoora Pedestrian Spine project, a walk way between a main road through reclaimed wetlands.
CitySounds 1: a community soundscape survey
CitySounds was a community soundscape survey built into a games engine
CitySounds 2.0: An acoustic design resource
CitySounds 2.0 is an interactive acoustic design resource, providing design information for architects, builders, developers and residents on acoustic design techniques for residential premises.
Design Hub lunchtime concerts
Presented by SIAL Sound Studios, this sound workshop and performance was the pilot event for a monthly series of spatial sound performances.
An auditory spatial performance presented by SIAL Sound Studios and Chamber Made Opera.
Melbourne Recital Centre Electroacoustic Concert Series 2009
SIAL Sound Studios presented five concerts in the Melbourne Recital Centre in 2009.
Sites-of-respite research: A scoping exercise in acoustic ecology
'Sites of respite' details a research scoping exercise on acoustic ecology completed at SIAL Sound Studios in 2010.
The Slow Floor
The Slow Floor is a pressure-sensitive surface mapped to a rich interactive sound response.
Sound Bites City
Sound Bites City was the inaugural exhibition of the RMIT Sound Art Collection.
Speak Emerging Artist Workshop
The Emerging Artists Program was a collaboration with Richard Barrett and Speak Percussion.
The Spatial Ensemble
Three PhD candidates will investigate diverse musical instrument resonance to integrate with new sound spatialisation strategies for public concerts.
Spectrum concert series
Spectrum is a series of multi-channel electroacoustic concerts which showcase the work of researchers, associate artists and students within SIAL Sound Studios.
The striated soundscape
The installation 'Revoicing the striated soundscape' creates a sonic space in which air-conditioners speak, chant and sing to passers-by.
TEIMU (the garden of dreams)
This research maps the spatial and aural elements of five seminal examples of Japanese garden design.
Urban Electroacoustic soundscape system research
Since the early 1990s, four large scale multi-channel soundscape systems and a permanent multi-channel sonic artwork have been established in Melbourne’s CBD.
This research project involves the curation, production and presentation of spatial music events using large-scale sound diffusion systems.
MAP: Multi-channel audio player
MAP is an experimental platform for presenting multi-channel audio material.
WasP software project
WasP is an interactive performance environment for multichannel spatial soundscape composition, curation and design.