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Everyday is Spatial 2022

Past conferences | 2022 Spatial Audio Conference | 16 – 17 June 2022

‘Everyday is Spatial’ featured 30 + presentations and performances of work exploring the boundaries of spatial audio practice in the everyday use of artists and creators.

Participants from institutions and organisations across Europe were featured in the 4 dedicated spatial sound rooms at the conference. Presentations and conversations unpacked current practices along with networking for academic and industry outcomes.

Conference programme

View 2022 conference programme information below.

d&b audiotechnik ‘Soundscape’

Last year, d&b audiotechnik partnered with University of Gloucestershire to bring d&b Soundscape to the conference.

The d&b object-based spatial audio system powered by the DS100 signal engine offers accurate placement within stage-based systems and room emulation for reverberation signatures. d&b

Soundscape was used to provide a dedicated space for performance-based works.

‘Immersive Fields’ event curators

‘Immersive Fields’ spatial audio festival is event curator, John Best, and sound designer, David Sheppard. They hosted an event on Friday 17 June 2022 at the University.

Their work to date with d&b Soundscape had spanned the recent Stroud-based festival and previously touring as part of the Unboxed festival in May – June 2022.

Technical facilities

Room 1: 22.2 Sound Array – Ambisonic 3HOA / Multichannel options

Chairs in a sound proofed room at Park Campus

Room 2: 7.1.4 Surround and DOLBY ATMOS compatible

Sound production suite at Park campus

Room 3: 30 x Binaural playback

Audio software suite at Park campus

Room 4: 18.2 d&b Soundscape’

d&b soundscape team presenting in an audio room in Nailsworth

Conference participants

Dr. Abigail Wincott
Falmouth University – Spatial Audio Journalism
Dr. Adam Parkinson
London South Bank University – Researcher/Lecturer, Immersive Sound Artist
Dr. Amy Cutler
Artist, Goldsmiths, University of London
Ben Hamid
University of Gloucestershire
Benjamin Koziczinski
BCK Architecktur – Architect & Building physicist – KOST design – Immersive Lab – Berlin
Christian Duka
Immersive Sound Artist/Specialist, Amoenus
Claudia Robles Angel
Immersive Sound Artist, ICST
David Sheppard
Sound Artist, Immersive Fields
Filip Regulski
Immersive Sound Artist, University of Gloucestershire
Gary-Martin Ronlinson
Pyka – Creative Producer, Third Nature Recordings
Gordon Brendan Delap
Composer, Mynooth University
Iain Findlay Walsh
Sound Artist, University of Glasgow
Gordon Brendan Delap
Composer, Mynooth University
Iain Findlay Walsh
Sound Artist, University of Glasgow
James Shannon
University of Gloucestershire / Dolby Atmos / Pinewood
Jake Mehew
University of Gloucestershire / Dolby Atmos / Pinewood
John Best
Immersive Fields
Jiajing Zhao
Royal College of Art
Justin Randell
London South Bank University – Researcher/Lecturer.
Kasey Pocius
McGill University, CIRMMT & IDMIL
Miles Warren
Pyka – Co-Founder, dBs Bristol
Dr. Philip Reeder
University of Gloucestershire – Spatial audio specialist and researcher
Stuart Jones
University of South Wales
Teddy Hunter
Audio-Visual Artist, Musician, Green Man Rising Winner of 2021
Tahera Aziz
Artist/Researcher/Lecturer – London South Bank University
Jonathan Stevens
Producer, Mixing Engineer
Leigh Davies
Pyka, Systems Creative
Nikki Sheth
Sound Artist, University of Birmingham, BEAST
Stefanie Egedy
Sound Artist, MONOM Berlin
Louis Wolstanholme
Sound Artist, Queen Mary, University of London
Kate Valentine
University of York, Media Producer, Director
Laura Selby
Royal College of Art, Sound Artist, IKLECTIK
Dr. Leah Reid
University of Virginia
Marcel Sagesser
Music and Multimedia Composer, Brown University
Tania Rubio
Anton Bruckner Private University
Tom Spice
University of Gloucestershire / Bath Spa University