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About

The Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and the Audio Engineering Society Hamburg Student Section are pleased to announce the third installment of klingt gut! International Symposium on Sound
at the Arts and Media Campus in Hamburg.

For three days, international artists and scientists will present their work in the fields of sound design, sound art, electro-acoustic music, and forward-looking audio technologies.
Participants will enjoy a series of informative lectures, hands-on workshops, and interactive panel discussions as well as cutting edge installations and performances at Germany’s most state-of-the-art media campus.

Topics 2017

  • Sound Design for Film / Videogames
  • Soundscapes, Sound Art, Electro-Acoustic Music, Musique Concrète
  • 3D / 360° Audio Technologies
  • Sound for Interactive and Immersive Media
  • Functional Sounds, Audio Branding and Semantic Audio
  • ...and much more

Important Dates

  • december 13 - januar 31 | open call
  • february 01 | early bird tickets
  • march 01 | preliminary programm
  • april 01 | regular tickets
  • june 08 - jnue 10 | klingt gut! 2017
  • june 09 | student award

Call for Contributions

We are inviting sound designers and engineers, artists, composers, producers, scientists, institutes and students to be part of the program during the klingt gut! Symposium 2017. The Call for Contributions comprises a Call for Papers and a Call for Artwork.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Topics of interest for Scientific Papers include, but are not limited to:

• Sound Design for Film and Videogames

• Functional Sounds, Audio Branding and Semantic Audio

• Soundscapes, Sound Art, Electro-Acoustic Music, Musique Concrète

• 3D / 360° Audio Technologies

• Designing Sound for Interactive and Immersive Media

• Sound Synthesis

Please submit before January 31 a title, a 60- to 120-word abstract, and 500- to 750-word précis of the proposed full paper (including publication in the Proceedings), or lecture / talk / presentation (without publication in the Proceedings).
Abstract and précis will be reviewed by at least two experts in the field; the authors will be notified by the end of February. For full paper submissions including the publication in the klingt gut! Proceedings, the upload of the full text is then requested before April 30. Papers are limited to 10 pages, the lectures will be limited to 20 minutes. Conference language is English.

Accepted contributors must attend the Symposium in person. We offer free entrance to the whole Symposium for all accepted Contributors. As an artistic/scientific conference, we cannot cover financial expenses.

For the Submission of a proposal, please log in to the EasyChair system with the link below.

dec 13 - jan 31

CALL FOR ARTWORK

Topics of interest for Artwork include, but are not limited to:

• Sound Design for Film / Video (Short Film or Excerpt)

• Sound Art, Audiovisual Art

• Electro-Acoustic Music, Musique Concrète

• Sound for Interactive Media

• Soundscapes

• Audiovisual Installations / Performances

• Sound for Immersive Media, 360° Film Sound

Please submit before January 31 a description of your work including the title, the playing time, a 60- to 120-word abstract, and pictures / drawings / sketches. In addition you may submit weblinks to videos of the work.

In an extra sheet, please provide detailed technical specifications and requirements, including necessary installation/performance space.

Fixed Media Content can be reproduced in formats like:

• Mono, Stereo, Surround 5.1, 7.1

• 8-channel loudspeaker circle

• Higher Order Ambisonics (up to 7th Order)

• 3D Audio up to 34 channels including Auro-3D

• binaural Playback including VR devices HTC Vive and Oculus Rift

• Full HD Video

(different formats on request)

Equipment beyond typical studio gear like loudspeakers, screens or video projectors has to be supplied by the artist.

Accepted contributors must attend the Symposium in person. We offer free entrance to the whole Symposium for all accepted Contributors. As an artistic/scientific conference, we cannot cover financial expenses.

For the Submission of a proposal, please log in to the EasyChair system with the link below.

DEC 13 - JAN 31

klingt gut! Student Award

The AES Hamburg Student Section and the klingt gut! Symposium are once again presenting the klingt gut! Student Award. Contributors who are enrolled in a Bachelor, Master or PhD program, or have graduated not earlier than June 2016, may participate with their Artwork.

 

Awards will be presented in three categories:

 

• Excellence in Art, Design, and the Production of Sound

• Excellence in the Application of New Technologies* in Sound Art and Sound Design

*e.g. Audio VR, 360° Sound, Ambisonics, …

• extra category: Excellence in Sound Design for Film and Video

 

Retrospect 2016

Watch the last years compilation