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Historical & cultural anthropology of sonic & sensory experiences

Notes on a Silent Meal II

2018-11-12 by Holger Schulze | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

(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

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

The Sonic Persona

2018-03-01 by Julia Krause | Comments Off on The Sonic Persona

Just out now on Bloomsbury press is a new volume on the historical, conceptual and political repercussions of sound studies, especially in the area of an anthropology of sound. In The Sonic …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

1 COPY TO WIN

2016-10-03 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on 1 COPY TO WIN

The symposion here in Copenhagen on October 6 is only a few days away – and thanks to MIT-Press, the publisher of “Sound as Popular Culture”, we are now happy to have …Continue reading

Notes on a silent meal

2016-09-27 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Notes on a silent meal

Last week I had the honour of partaking in a rather special dinner: a silent dinner. The artist Nina Backman had invited 27 guests to one of her famous Silence Meals – …Continue reading

What is an Audio Paper?

2016-09-06 by Holger Schulze | 1 Comment

Kristine Samson und Sanne Krogh Grogh propose a new academic format: The Audio Paper. In a manifesto just published days ago in Seismograf they propose this format as appropriate for academic presentations. …Continue reading

NOISE IS JOY

2016-05-27 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on NOISE IS JOY

(Danish translation by Steffen Krejberg Knudsen: Støj er nydelse. Støjens antropologi, in: Kulturo 22 (2016) No. 41, Støj, p. 10-18) I. SILENCE IS HORROR Have you ever experienced total and radical silence? …Continue reading

Pre-Acoustic Sound Studies

2016-04-11 by Rasmus Holmboe | Comments Off on Pre-Acoustic Sound Studies

The field of sound studies often gets restricted to sound practices, listening experiences and auditory dispositives after the advent of modern acoustics, established as an academic subdisciplin of physics in the 19th …Continue reading

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