Aurélie Mermod − MA Sound Arts
Aurélie Mermod graduated from MA Sound Arts in 2014. Her fondest memories of LCC include the Her Noise Archive response course and a night-time workshop at Tate Modern. She continues to work on her own projects and is now a teaching assistant in Zurich.
What made you want to study Sound Arts?
My interest for it, my art practice.
Where are you from in the world?
What was the best part of Sound Arts at LCC?
Meeting very interesting people; sound artists, lecturers, guests, students.
Name three things you couldn't be creative without:
Bike, recording device, cigarettes.
What are your fondest memories of LCC?
My Noise Archive's response course, workshop by night at Tate Modern, In The Field symposium and meeting up after the course at the local pub or park.
What are you working at the moment?
On one side teaching assistant at the University of the Arts Zurich, the other side my own practice with small experiments; a research project about sound arts in Japan.
What is your favourite sound?
Lately I heard an incredible one hour field recording of a storm in India.
Tell us about your future plans and ambitions:
Something in New York
What piece of advice would you give to new students?
Travel by bike
What three words would you use to best describe LCC?
Elephant and Castle, public university, Heygate.
Where in London do you go when you need a little inspiration?
By bike anywhere, always different routes