Hearing in Sound: Part II

Reflecting on several installation works presented at last month’s MONA FOMA (Festival of Music and Art), this post will consider works by Susan Philipsz, Robin Fox, and Vicky Browne and Darren Seltmann in terms of ‘hearing in sound’. In my previous post, I introduced Tim Ingold’s proposition that the listener is positioned ‘in sound’. This experience of being ‘in sound’ …

In the Field Report: Day 2

The first session of Day II is centered around the definition and practices of ‘Recording the Urban Field’.  Peter Cusack is first to introduce a recent experience as artist-in-residence in Berlin, and to point out just how much inhabiting a city for the first time had enhanced his aural awareness and attraction to local sound experiences.  With his softly spoken, …