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Theorizing sound, auditory cultures & sound practices

Experiencing Soundwalking

2018-10-29 by Lotta Vuorio | 1 Comment

Taking steps on different grounds that make different sounds. Keeping the silence in a large group that wanders around parts of Christiania in Copenhagen. Being in the moment, as you have no …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

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

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

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

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