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Listening to Noise and Silence: Towards a Philosophy of by Salomé Voegelin

By Salomé Voegelin

Listening to Noise and Silence engages with the rising perform of sound artwork and the concurrent improvement of a discourse and conception of sound. during this unique and difficult paintings, Salomé Voegelin immerses the reader in thoughts of hearing sound art and the standard acoustic surroundings, developing an aesthetics and philosophy of sound and selling the thought of a sonic sensibility.

A multitude of sound works are mentioned, via lesser recognized modern artists and composers (for instance Curgenven, Gasson and Federer), historic figures within the box (Artaud, Feldman and Cage), and that of latest canonic artists resembling Janet Cardiff, invoice Fontana, Bernard Parmegiani, and Merzbow.

Informed by means of the tips of Adorno, Merleau-Ponty and others, the ebook goals to return to a critique of sound artwork from its soundings instead of with regards to abstracted issues and pre-existing different types. Listening to Noise and Silence broadens the dialogue surrounding sound artwork and opens up the sphere for others to follow.

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