Index of Titles Filed Under 'Experimental Sound'

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PublisherGauss PDF2011
“241508.pdf” is a generic, noise-based post-book reading environment. It is an effortless translation of the text Seven Controlled Vocabularies by the poet Tan Lin into an mp3 file. As a record that obscures the legibility of its source material, it is best put on and forgotten about or used as source material for further derivations. It is a book alternately compressed or decompressed to roughly 1 hour and 6 minutes and written as it is listened to. Originally downloaded freely from Lulu.com, a self-publishing platform, SCV appears to currently only be freely available as a Chinese [Google] translation (at http://is.gd/bP4Ys) ...
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PublisherLateral Addition2016
A knife is cutting through air, relentlessly. However, it cuts very slowly, by degrees and in circles; it’s a wooden knife, not very sharp, like a butter knife but with teeth. The structure upon which this knife is attached has a light bulb resting on it, a light bulb with a rather complex metallic grid inside, vibrating softly with every degree of the knife’s turns. Then there is a strip of paper or a piece of thin cardboard, suspended; three toothpicks are leaning on and pushing this cardboard but they are not strong enough, the cardboard barely undulates. Sometimes a toothpick ...
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PublisherTriple Canopy2020
“A Cinder Block Falling on Concrete” consists of sounds and stories from Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Earwitness Inventory, a personal library of sound effects related to the testimony of earwitnesses in criminal investigations. The objects in Earwitness Inventory are derived from interviews that Abu Hamdan has conducted with earwitnesses, as part of his work as a “private ear,” as well as transcripts from trials across the globe. (Multiple entries concern the reconstruction of Syria’s Saydnaya prison and the experiences of detainees, which Abu Hamdan undertook with the London-based research agency Forensic Architecture and Amnesty International from 2015 to 2017.) The library ...
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Alternative lexicons, sonification of thought, cultural software, hauntologies and political bodies, are some of the possibilities that are offered here as a means to contribute to a renewed set of ideas towards design agency. Presented here as both lecture and prompts, sections may be read aloud as scripts, as action with others; or single pages torn out to become a tactic for experimentation; or an image to evoke a totem of belief that might interact with others. Active Agency is a series of speculative lectures on design as an agentive phenomena encompassing language, matter, ontology and sound. Supported by Research at Camberwell, ...
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PublisherBureau2018
AUGUST 2018 AKI SASAMOTO Talking in Circles in Talking (Ice Sound), 11 min. 25 sec. Sound of the installation Talking in Circles in Talking with ice melting over bowls, amplified via homemade microphones.
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PublisherBureau2018
MARCH 2018 ALISON KNOWLES California Sandals, from the album Frijoles Canyon, 1992-2001, 4 min. 59 sec. Edited and published by Alison Knowles with collaboration from Joshua Selman and Non Sequitur Foundation.
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PublisherLateral Addition2015
This audio comprises binaural and stereo recordings. As a result of the mix, it is best experienced when listened to on headphones. The binaural audio is related to the research I conducted during my residency at EMPAC in Troy, New York in 2014. During two weeks in May 2014, I created different architectural configurations employing 16 moveable walls made out of materials with various acoustic properties. I placed many speakers around them to compose sounds that focused attention in different ways, an approach that reinforces sonic hierarchies. In November 2014, I focused on one particular wall/speaker configuration and invited choreographer Jocelyn Tobias ...
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PublisherBureau2018
JANUARY 2018 AMELIA SADDINGTON Open Topic, 2015 Ursula Ofbeats, 2016 Savoir Faire, 2017 More for Cats, 2016 Bergen Bells, 2015 Grosik, 2015
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OOR Saloon & Killjoys invited four musical and per- formative positions to collaborate in a collective sound performance. The performance-session took place at the publication-launch of Sabian Baumann, Karin Michalski: An Unhappy Archive at the Gallery Mark Müller in Zurich… An Unhappy Evening followed the invitation of the publication to create shared spaces for bad queer feelings and offered an experimental, performative listening-setting, which allowed failures, differences, pauses and interruptions to take place. An Unhappy Evening wanted to find out, how we can listen closely to each other and interact with one another through sonic and performative practices, but without erasing ...

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