The Atelier de creation radiophonique

propositions for an expanded radio imaginary

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Abstract

A "workshop for radiophonic creation", the Atelier de creation radiophonique (ACR) has been broadcast as a weekly program on Radio France since 1969. For over thirty years, under the Directorship of Rene Farabet, this pioneering space has been dedicated to the exploration of the medium. Proposed as a creative construction site, this "event-space" (born of May 68) aimed not to produce works (oeuvres) but sketches - an itinerary proposing a new kind of radio listening experience. As one of radio's key sites for invention and research (internationally) it has sounded out an alternative imaginary for radio, refusing categorisation, opening forms, bridging past to future.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRadio in the world
Subtitle of host publicationpapers from the 2005 Melbourne Radio Conference
EditorsSianan Healy, David Goodman, Bruce Berryman
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherRMIT Publishing
Pages471-481
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)1921166126
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventRadio in the World (2005) - Melbourne
Duration: 11 Jul 200514 Jul 2005

Conference

ConferenceRadio in the World (2005)
CityMelbourne
Period11/07/0514/07/05

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Madsen, V. (2005). The Atelier de creation radiophonique: propositions for an expanded radio imaginary. In S. Healy, D. Goodman, & B. Berryman (Eds.), Radio in the world: papers from the 2005 Melbourne Radio Conference (pp. 471-481). Melbourne: RMIT Publishing.