The CHIME Studio (Chicago Integrated Media Experimental Studio) is a vital creative space in the Music Department at the University of Chicago. Directed by composer, improviser, and sound artist Sam Pluta, the studio is focused on creativity in the many realms of electronic music and its integration with other media.


CIRCULATIONS Symposium Call for Works and Papers

The CHIME Studio (Chicago Integrated Media Experimental Studio) at the University of Chicago will be hosting CIRCULATIONS, a symposium on live audio feedback in art, February 28-29, 2020.  The symposium will include a number of performances and sound installations, as well paper sessions and keynote speaker Dr. Cathy van Eck, professor at the University of the Arts in Bern, Switzerland.


Call for Papers

We welcome paper proposals relating to the field of audio feedback, especially pertaining to its technical, aesthetic, historical, and pedagogical aspects. Presenters will have up to 30 minutes followed by 10 minutes of questions.

Paper submissions will include:

  • Abstract (no more than 300 words)
  • Current CV
  • Short bio (no more than 300 words)

Paper submissions can be made here.


Questions can be directed to

Submissions must be received by November 1st, 2019 at 11:59 pm CST. 

Notification of acceptance: November 15th, 2019