Author(s): Tony Gibbs
Introduces, describes and begins the process of defining the subject of sonic arts, and provides a starting point for those who have an interest in the creative uses of sound. This book explores the worlds of sonic arts and sound design through their history and development, and looks at the state of these extraordinarily diverse genres.
Tony Gibbs is leader of the BA Sonic Arts program at Middlesex University, UK. Launched in 1995, this program was one of the first interdisciplinary degree courses in sonic art. In addition to program leadership and teaching, Tony has been responsible for the development of the technical resources of the Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts, Middlesex University's innovative research centre where he is currently involved in a range of activities including the development of an interactive 3D audiovisual system for use by composers, performers and other artists.