Andrea Dancer

Sound Artist Composer Educator

Works

Soundscape Compositions, Spoken Word Performances, Multi-Media Exhibitions

Audio Postcards Canada, Curation of sound art on-line exhibition, Canadian Association for Sound Ecology.  Launch July 18, 2016.

Acoustic Knowing in Poetry: Investigating the soundscape poetically, Workshop presentation for the 5th International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry, Botanical Gardens, UBC, October 2015.

In the garden of listening delights: soundscape composition and poetry, Soundscape composition and spoken word performance, Botanical Gardens, UBC, October 2015.

Profound listening: Poetics, living inquiry, arts-based practice and being-presence in soundwalk-soundscape composition, Soundscape composition and spoken word performance, Living Inquiry Colloquium, UBC, November 2013 and Centre for Cross Faculty Inquiry, UBC, November 2014.

Walking Sound, Collaborative multi-media soundwalk composition and performance. Commissioned by Ars Acoustica, EBU, Prague, April 2012.

Cloist(au)ral, A soundwalk and composition. Commissioned by Premier Atalier / R(a)dio(custica), Czech Radio Vltava, March 26, 2011.

Home Here and ThereCuration solo exhibition, Art(space) Gallery, Anglo American University, Prague, Feb. 2011

Erotics of Sound, Decadence Now! exhibition, Rudolfinum Gallerie, Prague, September, 2010 – January, 2011 (curator)

Deep Listening in the Dunna Drava National Park, Soundwalk and Educational Program, Hungary, Sept. 2010

Effluxunnel and The Cisterna, Audio presentation, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology Conference (Uses and Abuses of Sound), , Finland, June 2010.

Sounds Like Home, Deep Wireless Festival, Toronto (York University), Canada, May 2010. Spatialized (8 Channel) Soundscape and Spoken-word Performance

Super-ferries in the Salish Sea: Vancouver Olympics 2010, Charles University, Prague, Feb. 2010. Multi-media Performance and Discussion

The Vancouver Soundwalk Collective Speaks, In collaboration with Hildegard Westerkamp‘s presentation “What’s in a Soundwalk?”,  Sonic Acts XIII, Poetics of Space, Amsterdam, Feb. 2010. (Spoken Word Performance)

Beach Keening: a wake in sound (Multi-channel Soundscape / Video and Spoken Word Performance), Radio Without Boundaries, Toronto, May, 2009.

UBC Center and Periphery, Soundwalk and Performance, Vancouver New Music and the Vancouver Soundwalk Collective, April, 2009.

Silence in the Salish Sea. The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology and The National Phonoteque of Mexico Conference, Sound Megalopolis: (Cultural Identity and Sounds in Danger of Extinction), Mexico City, March 2009. (Spatialized (8 Speaker) Soundscape / Video and Spoken Word Performance)

Radio Art and Documentary Feature

Walking Sound, Soundscape Composition , Radio Broadcast, R(a)dio(custica), Ars Acoustica, October, 2011.

Cloist(au)ral, Soundscape Composition, Radio Broadcast, Radio Vltava, R(a)dio(custica) program, March 27, 2011.

The Love of Meat, Erotics of Sound, part of Decadence Now exhibition, Rudolfinum, Prague, Sept. 2009 – Jan. 2011. Online soundart exhibition and educational program with Faculty of Art Education, CUNI Charles University, Prague. Curator and contributor.

Sounds Like Home, Radio Art Commission for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC),  Living Out Loud, May 2010.

Playing Indians, Radio Feature, National Public Radio (USA), August, 2005.

Playing Indians, Radio Feature, CBC, Ideas, May 2005-2009.

Memory Star, Radio Feature, CBC/UBC, Mowatt Radio Lab, April 2005.

The Sitting Stone, Radio ArtMowatt Radio Lab, May 2004.

Let Them Eat Strudel: Marie Antoinette’s Recipe for Disaster, Radio Feature, CBC/UBC,  January, 2004.

The Silk Road, Radio Feature, CBC/UBC, April 2003

The Order of Good Cheer (Courier de Bois), Radio Feature, CBC/UBC, December 2002.

Peer Reviewed Publications (Scholarly and Poetry)

Canacoustica: Canadian Perspectives on Sound and Environment, Guest Editor, Soundscape: Journal for the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology, forthcoming July 2015.

Profound listening: Poetics, living inquiry, arts-based practice and being-presence in soundwalk-soundscape composition (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved November 27, 2014 from cIRcle, University of British Columbia Dissertations Publishing, http://hdl.handle.net/2429/50833

The Collective Howl (Forward), Breitsameter, S., & Leonardson, E. (Eds.). (2013). Ways of listening, figures of though: A festschrift for R. Murray Schafer on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Hochsule Darmstadt: Service Printmedien.

Fulková, M., Hajdušková, L., & Sehnalíková, V. (2012). Muzejní a galerijní edukace. vlastní cestou k umění. [Museum and gallery education: Your own way into art]. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Pedagogická fakulta; Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze.

Fulková, M., Dancer, A., & Hník, O. (2010-11). V černém oblaku. Edukativní program k výstavě Decadence Now!. [The Black Cloud Ritual: The educational program for the Decadence Now! exhibition]. Praha: Galerie Rudolfinum.

Fulková, M., Dancer, A., & Sehnalíková, V. (2010-11). Naruby. Edukativní program k výstavě Decadence Now!. [Insideout. The educational program for the Decadence Now! exhibition]. Praha: Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze.

Book Review of Brandon LaBelle’s Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture in Everyday Life, (Continuum Books, 2010), Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology, October 2010.

The Soundscape in Poetry: re-sounding lived experience, Poetic Inquiry: A Critical Survey, Ed. Monica Prendergast, Carl Leggo and Pauline Sameshima, Innovative Educational Research Series, Cambria Press, August 2009.

Living Learning: A Triptych of Strategies (Comprehensive Exams):
The Artist Sounding Research: the Researcher Sounding Art, (see above – Cambria Press, May 2009.
Sounding a Nature Imaginary, UBC, Unpublished Manuscript, 2009.
Czech Indianism: an acousmatic nature-craft counter to oppression, UBC,  Unpublished Manuscript, 2009

Crafts, Boys, Ernest Thompson Seton and the Woodcraft Movement, co-authored with F. Graeme Chalmers, Studies in Art Education, Ohio State University, March 2008.

Art, Boys, and the Boy Scout Movement: Lord Baden Powell, Studies in Art Education, Vol 48 / 3, co-authored with Graeme Chalmers, Spring, 2007.

Border Crossing, Canadian Literature, Vol 179, Special Edition on War, 2006.

Radio Re-think: The Radio Feature Art Form; Playing Indians I & II,; Lost in Bohemia; The German Fascination with Plains Indian, MFA Thesis in Radio Feature, Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction, Department of Creative Writing, UBC, August 2005.

Ode to Elizabeth Siddle, Canadian Literature, Vol 173, 2005.

Exoskeleton, Wreck Magazine, UBC Press, 2004.

Conferences (Scholarly Essay Presentations)

Recycling Sound, Radio without Boundaries Conference, Toronto, May, 2011

Art as Inquiry: Rarefying the eye through the ear, International Society for Education through Art (InSEA), Presentation, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, November, 2011

The Cisterna: Recycling Sound Arts, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology Conference (Uses and Abuses of Sound), Audio presentation, Finland, June 2010.

The Soundscape in Poetry: Acoustic Art and Spoken Word in the Radio Feature. Radio Without Boundaries, Toronto, May, 2009.

The Poet Sounding Research: The Researcher Sounding Poetry. The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology and The National Phonoteque of Mexico Conference, Sound Megalopolis: (Cultural Identity and Sounds in Danger of Extinction), Mexico City, March 2009.

Spoken Word and the Radio Feature. 34th International Radio Feature Documentary Conference, IFC 2008, Varna, Bulgaria, June, 2008.

Tress Pass: Radio Gone Wild. Radio Without Borders Workshops, Ryerson Student Center, Toronto, May 2008.

The Soundscape in Poetry: re-sounding lived experience in education. Investigating Our Practices Conference, Dept. of Education, UBC, May 2008.

The Sonorous Village in/verse: a poetic investigation into the nature of erasure and the erasure of nature, 1st International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry, UBC, October 2007.

Sensate erudition in the woods: What is the learning space of the forest? Forests in Settled Landscapes Conference, Canadian Forestry Institute, University of Toronto August 2007.

Re/Sounding Space: The Soundscape in Social Space, The Soundscape in Our Landscape, Canadian Association of Sound Ecology Conference, Haliburton March 2006.

Ernest Thompson Seton and the Canadian Wilderness Imaginary: From literary space to a place of belonging, Dream, Imagination and Reality in Literature, International Literary Conference, Masayrk University, Czech Republic, June 2006.

Immigrant Imitations, Language, Culture, and Mind Conference (LCM 2), Paris, July 2006.

The Space of Listening, Old Kaleidoscopes, New Visions, Anthropology / Sociology Graduate Student Conference, UBC, April 2006.

Books, Book Chapters, Anthologies

Erasure, A Verse Map of Vancouver Anthology, Ed. George McWhirter (Poet Laureate), Anvil Press, May, 2009.

Translation of Václav Havel’s (Past President of Czech Republic) Introduction to the Polish edition of Tomáš Halík’s book entitled, Whatever doesn‘t tremble isn‘t  lasting: Through        the world’s labyrinth in faith and doubt, (“Co nie jest chwiejne, jest netrvale“, v českém originále“Co je bez chvění, není pevné”, WAM, Kraków 2004), English Edition, 2007.

Lost in Bohemia, Chapbook, 2006.

The Long Pier at Jericho, The Women of Glenairlie, Ed. Lorna Crozier, Vancouver: Rap   Publications, 2005.

The Man with the Hat, The Book of George, Victoria; Morriss Printing, 2004.

Consort with the Many, Chapbook, 2002.

Tongue and Groove¸ Chapbook, 2001.

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