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Notes on a Silent Meal II

2018-11-12 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Notes on a Silent Meal II

Last week I had the honour of partaking for the third time at a so-called Silence Meal, a performance by artist Nina Backman. This time the meal was part of the Jazzfest …Continue reading

Hearing in situation

2018-11-05 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Hearing in situation

(english translation of an article by Holger Schulze: Hören in Situation. Zur Anthropologie der relationalen Klangwahrnehmung, in: Nadin Deventer & Thomas Oberender (eds.), Now This Means War. Magazin zum Jazzfest Berlin 1.-4. …Continue reading

Sonic Exercises

2018-10-23 by Lotta Vuorio | 3 Comments

Have you ever thought about speaking aloud or singing as active exercises for strengthening the body? This was a commonly shared supposition amongst physicians in 19th century Britain where physical education gradually …Continue reading

SOUND FORMS

2018-10-08 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on SOUND FORMS

This week an impressive line-up of artists, performers, researchers and thinkers in the field of sound studies, sound art and sound research gathers in Copenhagen on the invitation from Jenny Gräf Sheppard, …Continue reading

Sensing The Sonic

2018-04-24 by Julia Krause | Comments Off on Sensing The Sonic

“What happens when hearing doesn’t do what it purportedly should?” This question is at the center of a promising and inspiring workshop held this summer, June 15-16 in Cambridge at the Centre …Continue reading

Sound & Excellent Design

2017-05-23 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Sound & Excellent Design

Recently, the jurors of the Association of American University Presses selected from a total of 563 entries the 52 best examples of excellent book jacket and cover design in 2017. It is …Continue reading

Optimierung

2017-04-25 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Optimierung

(eine frühere Version erschien in: MERKUR 71 (2017), No. 818, S. 57-62) Die Umgebung, in der Sie arbeiten, ist nicht optimal. Vor allem sensorisch. Es riecht komisch, vielleicht müsste der Bürostuhl ausgetauscht, …Continue reading

Singing the Resistance

2017-02-07 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Singing the Resistance

The US presidential campaigns in 2016 were escorted by a number of songs regarding the person who was recently inaugurated as president. These songs served mostly as a kind of dystopic, fear-indulging, …Continue reading

HOW DO YOU DESIGN SOUND?

2016-11-01 by Julia Krause | Comments Off on HOW DO YOU DESIGN SOUND?

These days the Sound Studies Lab is working on some models regarding a cultural theory of sound design. In order to falsify or to confirm some of our assumptions and insights we …Continue reading

What is a soundwalk?

2016-10-17 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on What is a soundwalk?

What is a soundwalk? After reading the seminal text Soundwalking by Hildegard Westerkamp from 1974 students and interested walkers are asking time and time again: What do you do actually do on …Continue reading

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