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Critical Generosity?

2024-03-13 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Critical Generosity?

“The terms good and bad have no purchase here.” (Dolan 1988: xxxvii) Recently, I have been discussing the concept of “critical generosity” with a number of colleagues in the humanities. After 26 …Continue reading

Artistic Research Summer School 2024

2024-02-07 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Artistic Research Summer School 2024

Last year, a great international summer school, organized by a wonderful group of experienced scholars (Maibritt Borgen, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts; Jacob Lund, Aarhus University; Iris van der Tuin, Utrecht …Continue reading

About Art and Research

2023-12-04 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on About Art and Research

Martina Leeker, a longtime scholar in media performance studies with a focus on artistic research, digital cultures, and performance, invited me to a conversation about Art and Research on September 21, 2023. …Continue reading


2023-11-13 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Unboxing#1

How to explore an archive that consists mainly of tape recordings? On Wednesday, November 22, kl.17, you have the opportunity to join Magnus Kaslov, head of Dansk Lydarkeologi and PhD researcher here, …Continue reading

CfP Tangentiality (October 16/17, 2024)

2023-10-10 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on CfP Tangentiality (October 16/17, 2024)

A line touching a circle at only one point is called a tangent. Such a punctual, momentary, and passing encounter constitutes a decisive, formative relationship which differs substantially from the now proverbial …Continue reading

Listening Seminar

2023-10-02 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Listening Seminar

In a week’s time, on Monday, October 9, kl.14-16 I would like to invite you to a slow and deep and meticulous conversation on listening and sounding – organized by one of our …Continue reading

Hvordan sanser vi lyd?

2023-09-25 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Hvordan sanser vi lyd?

En kort introduktion til lydantropologi – som svar på nogle spørgsmål, jeg blev stillet i et kort interview til DR, i anledning af lydinstallationen “Soundwaves” i Aa Kirke på Bornholm. Interviewet kan …Continue reading

Anthropologie des Hörspiels

2023-08-29 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Anthropologie des Hörspiels

Regina Rabolt forscht als Doktorandin am Department für Neuere deutsche Literatur- und Medienwissenschaft des KIT Karlsruhe über „Die Funktion der Musik im Kriminal- und Pop-Hörspiel des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks seit 2000 – eine …Continue reading

Future Listening

2023-08-16 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on Future Listening

What futures can be articulated through sound? For the Brazilian journal Revista Música, two great colleagues in the field of sound studies, Rui Chaves and Pedro Oliveira, have conceived a Call for …Continue reading

The Generativity of Mememagic

2023-01-16 by Holger Schulze | Comments Off on The Generativity of Mememagic

This spring semester 2023, I am on research leave. As a Senior Fellow at CINEPOETICS – Center for Advanced Film Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, I mainly work on book publications as well as participate …Continue reading

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