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Listening to Noise and Silence engages with the rising perform of sound artwork and the concurrent improvement of a discourse and conception of sound. during this unique and tough paintings, Salomé Voegelin immerses the reader in suggestions of hearing sound art and the standard acoustic surroundings, developing an aesthetics and philosophy of sound and selling the proposal of a sonic sensibility.

A multitude of sound works are mentioned, via lesser identified modern artists and composers (for instance Curgenven, Gasson and Federer), old figures within the box (Artaud, Feldman and Cage), and that of latest canonic artists similar to Janet Cardiff, invoice Fontana, Bernard Parmegiani, and Merzbow.

Informed via the guidelines of Adorno, Merleau-Ponty and others, the ebook goals to return to a critique of sound paintings from its soundings instead of in terms of abstracted issues and pre-existing different types. Listening to Noise and Silence broadens the dialogue surrounding sound artwork and opens up the sector for others to follow.

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