“Towards the Sonic Laboratory: Laboratories’ creative potential” presented by Gracia


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  • Towards the Sonic Laboratory: Laboratories’ creative potential



  • This research aims to define and establish the sonic laboratory, a hypothetical concept that has not been widely explored, although there are already some examples named as such. This research also investigates the sonic laboratory’s creative potential. Analysing different typologies (science lab, media lab, hacklab, and others), this research presents an open and inclusive description of the laboratory that opposes a technoscientific perspective, following Lori Emerson’s laboratory studies which state, “Labs have never been static, unchangeable, unitary entities with clear-cut histories.