Profession sound artist
Sound artists use sound as a main creative medium. They express, through the creation of sounds, their intention and identity. Sound art is interdisciplinary in nature and takes on hybrid forms.
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- Realistic / Investigative
- Realistic / Conventional
- Realistic / Artistic
- Art history
The history of art and artists, the artistic trends throughout centuries and their contemporary evolutions.
- Intellectual property law
The regulations that govern the set of rights protecting products of the intellect from unlawful infringement.
The study of sound, its reflection, amplification and absorption in a space.
- Labour legislation
Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.
- Perform technical sound check
Prepare and run a technical sound check before rehearsals or live shows. Check instrument setup and ensure correct functioning of the audio equipment. Anticipate possible technical problems during a live show.
- Contextualise artistic work
Identify influences and situate your work within a specific trend which may be of an artistic, aesthetic, or philosophical natures. Analyse the evolution of artistic trends, consult experts in the field, attend events, etc.
- Operate sound live
Operate sound system and audio devices during rehearsals or in a live situation.
- Gather reference materials for artwork
Gather samples of the materials you expect to use in the creation process, especially if the desired piece of art necessitates the intervention of qualified workers or specific production processes.
- Record music
Record a sound or musical performance in a studio or live environment. Use the appropriate equipment and your professional judgment to capture the sounds with optimal fidelity.
- Mix sound in a live situation
Mix audio signals from multiple sound sources during rehearsals or in a live situation.
- Coordinate activities in audio recording studio
Monitor the daily operations in a audio recording studio. Make sure that persons involved in recording studio activities can produce the desired quality of sound according to customer specifications. Ensure the material is maintained and available.
- Set up a multi-track recording
Make the necessary preparations to record music or other sounds on several tracks.
- Mix multi-track recordings
Mix recorded sound from several sources using a mix panel, and edit it to obtain the desired mix.
- Edit recorded sound
Edit audio footage using a variety of sofware, tools, and techniques such as crossfading, speed effects, and removing unwanted noises.
- Confer on artwork
Introduce and discuss the nature and content of art work, achieved or to be produced with an audience, art directors, catalogue editors, journalists, and other parties of interest.
- Program sound cues
Program sound cues and rehearse sound states before or during rehearsals.
- Manage electronic logistics for sound equipment
Manage electronic logistics of sound equipment used for broadcasting, mixing, and taping.
- Set up basic recording
Set up a basic stereo audio recording system.
- Manage sound quality
Perform sound checks. Set up audio equipment for optimal sound output before as well as during performance. Regulate the volume during broadcasts by controlling the audio equipment
- Use audio reproduction software
Operate software and equipment that transform and reproduce digital, analogue sounds and sound waves into the desired perceivable audio to be streamed.