(This document was signed by participants of the CENSE Founding conference, Budapest, December 1, 2018.)
The Central European Network for Sonic Ecologies (CENSE) brings together organizations and individuals who focus on the importance of sound in the context of environmental concerns, socio-cultural development and contemporary art practices.
By means of education, research, art and activism, CENSE seeks to increase the public sensitivity and awareness of listening, with the goal of moving toward a more aware and responsible society, one that is concerned for the implications of our rapidly changing soundscapes.
CENSE includes artists, researchers, scholars, cultural actors, interested individuals, and organizations from throughout Europe. The founding members are based in Beograd (SRB), Bucharest (RO), Budapest (HU), Cluj (RO), Copenhagen (DK), Korčula (CRO), Kraków (PL), Ljubljana (SLO), London (UK), Maribor (SLO), Nitra (SK), Paris (FR), Pécs (HU), Prague (CZ), Rijeka (CRO), Toruń (PL), Ústí nad Labem (CZ), Warsaw (PL), Wrocław (PL), Zagreb (CRO), and Židlochovice (CZ).