As part of the Creative Europe Large Sale Co-operation project “B-AIR”, our professors, Lejla Odobašić Novo and Adnan Novalić have attended presented the project research progress within the CRESSON (Le Centre de Recherche sur l’Espace Sonore et l’environnement urban) annual Winter School that took place from take place in parallel at the Ecole Nationale d’Architecture de Grenoble, at the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic school of the University of Thessaly in Volos (Greece) and online from Monday 17 to Friday 21 January 2022. For more information about the CRESSON Winter school please visit follow this link: https://ehas.hypotheses.org/4921
This year, the 2022 edition proposed to the participants to think more precisely about the cultural and spatial dimensions of the perception of ambiences by working on “sound spaces in waiting” within sound vulnerably. Our IBU team presented the historical formation of soundscape in Sarajevo, a city that sits in a valley, with a carefully constructed acoustical equilibrium in its conception. However, during the four-year siege in the early 1990’s, this acoustical equilibrium was unquestionably upturned. Through their research IBU team examines the soundscape of war through conducted interviews of fifteen witnesses that survived the siege of Sarajevo. They will examine the acoustic trauma impact and its implications on collective memory of the survivors both during and after the war.
The project consortium includes nine partners: International Burch University, RTV Slovenia, RTV Serbia, Twixt Lab (Greece), CRESSON (France), Bazzart (Serbia), Institut Jožef Stefan (Sloveina), Univerity of Eastern Finland, Radioteatar (Croatia).
More information on the Creative B-AIR project can be found on the project webpage: https://b-air.infinity.radio/en/