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Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This chapter explores improvisation as a methodology for the creation of community-engaged, site-specific sound art projects. It presents a case study of the international new media audio art project Community Sound [e]Scapes to investigate how improvisation can be used as an artistic and social...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... This chapter considers work by artists who explore the nexus between urban popular photographic practices and visual constructions of prestige and personhood in the history of art. It analyzes Kehinde Wiley’s paintings and Black Light (2010) photographic series, which foreground issues of black...
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386155-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8615-5
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... improvisation spatiality sound art community-engaged Henri Lefebrve ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... in soundwalking improvisation. soundwalk intimate listening partial knowledge conversation Luce Irigaray This chapter explores improvisation as a methodology for the creation of community-engaged, site-specific sound art projects. It presents a case study of the international new media audio art...
Published: 01 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... language sound poetics verbal art semiotics ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... art as a way to communicate multiple relationships to sound and its social dimensions, to the critical potential of mixed ability performance in creating flexible and responsive notions of community. disability difference Pauline Oliveros technology Adaptive Use Musical Instrument ...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... features of everyday speech acts, the ways language pervades all forms of human endeavor, and the shared indexical and iconic associations of all forms of sounded expression. Lost in excisions of sound from language are considerations of voice and performance, speech play and verbal art, the affective...
Series: Sign, Storage, Transmission
Published: 18 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374695-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
... “Music as Action: Singing Happens before Sound” posits that sound is a subset of vibration and suggests that singing and listening constitute vital exchanges of energy. It interrogates the basic principles of singing and sound production by examining performance art pieces by Elodie Blanchard...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... and audiences without disabilities together; to experimental sound art as a way to communicate multiple relationships to sound and its social dimensions, to the critical potential of mixed ability performance in creating flexible and responsive notions of community. disability difference Pauline...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... recognizability as a human activity (performance), object (inscription), and sensibility (mode of listening) can work to elevate its conceptual status above scrutiny. This entry highlights how music has been naturalized in three principal ways: as science, as art, and as performance. In relation to sound studies...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... The term “transduction” describes a process through which sound changes as it traverses media, as it undergoes transformations in its energetic substrate (from electrical to mechanical, for example), and as it goes through transubstantiations that modulate both its matter and meaning. This entry...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
..., and subsequently canvasses media studies, philosophy, postcolonial theory, and art writing and art practices through which radio and wireless sound have become the objects of analysis, philosophical speculation, and aesthetic experimentation. It concludes by contextualizing the insights of these diverse...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... This entry describes the diverse meanings of noise—both in sound studies and everyday social interpretations—that emerge from the divergences and overlaps between technological environments, art movements, and circulations of social difference. Noise is an essential product of communicational...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 07 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375630-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7563-0
... This chapter introduces the reader to arts of protein crystallography, detailing the intricate range of techniques involved in producing crystallographic data of protein structure, from the purification of proteins, to techniques for crystallization and diffraction experiments. This chapter...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
...’ treatment of their art form as a performance about violence as performance. The chapter traces features of ngoma’s dress, sound, and dance to recent and long-past military styles. It also charts some of the history of the area’s factional fighting and chronicles aspects of a local conflict during the early...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... in late 1960s Jamaica, followed by its history in the late 1970s to early 1980s when Jamaican poets in Kingston and London began to distill the sound principles of the relatively new music genre into “dub poetry,” Gill analyzes what he refers to as “the queer middle child” of young’s three-part dub...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...1980<subtitle>The Recalibration of Disco</subtitle> Initially working in collaboration with Diego Cortez and Anya Phillips, Steve Mass opened the Mudd Club on White Street in the autumn of 1978. He sought to create a hangout for the downtown art crowd, punks, and miscellaneous others while...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
...Part I In this chapter, Matt Richardson employs an ethnographic perspective to examine Sharon Bridgforth’s The love conjure/blues Text installation . He contends that the jazz aesthetic, an artistic practice that encourages layering of images, ideas, sound, and experiences, informs...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... back from managing the venue in September 1980, even if her successors maintained the manic level of activity. With the Peppermint Lounge, the Ritz, and TR3 also going strong, competition within the art-punk party scene rose a notch when Jim Fouratt and Rudolf Piper struck a deal with Maurice Brahms...