British Audio-Visual Research Network’s Virtual Colloquia Series Jan-Feb 2021

via ZOOM (14.1.-4.2.2021), 14. January 2021.

We are delighted to announce the programme for the British Audio-Visual Research Network’s Virtual Colloquia Series 2021.

This event series is a new initiative set up to foster an international, virtual community of scholars from all disciplines engaged with the study of music and sound in audio-visual media, supported by the AHRC.

Events are held on Thursday afternoons at 4pm (GMT) and will feature 20-minute conference papers plus Q&A. Please email for the Zoom link and joining details of any events you wish to attend.

Details are listed below for the first four events. The full programme (January-May) can be accessed on our website, We hope to see you soon!

14 January

Vivien Leigh: Introducing a Data-Driven Analysis of Vocal Performance (Georgia Brown, QMUL)
Exploring Maximalism via Audiovisual Practice (Jack Laidlaw, University of Newcastle)

21 January

A matter of time: library music, online videos, and the implications of sped-up production (Júlia Durand, CESEM - NOVA FCSCH)
Netflix, Daredevil and the Changing Aesthetics of 'Film’ Music (James Peter Moffat, University of Liverpool)

28 January

Elisabeth Lutyens's Horror (Annika Forkert, RNCM)
Documenting production processes for the recovery of Constança Capdeville’s music-theatre works: The creation of a proper environment for their preservation (Filipa Magalhães, CESEM - NOVA FCSCH)

4 February

‘No Room is Actually Empty’ (John Cage): The Interface between Film and Music in John Cage’s HPSCHD and One¹¹ and 103 (Clare Lesser, NYUAD)
A New Synchresis: The Recontextualisation of Music from Audiovisual Media in Live Performance (Elizabeth Hunt, University of Liverpool)
Towards a Theory of Visual Music (Henry Balme, Yale University)