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En Abime explores listening and studying as artistic and significant actions pushed by way of reminiscence and go back, reshaped into the current. It introduces an concept of aural panorama as a traditionally outlined cultural event, and contributes with formerly unexplored references to the rising zone of listening as creative perform, adopting an expansive method throughout poetry, visible paintings and literature.

…poetic, incisive, grounded in politics and heritage but continuously pushing on the edges of what we now deliberate to be sound. She interrogates notions of song and the transferring event that's silence with a freshness and coherence that's inspiring David Toop, writer of Ocean of Sound, Haunted climate and Sinister Resonance

… compulsive and quick, dashing with you thru textual territories that appear spoken, direct and modern whereas being nostalgic - invoking a prior that creates the current stressful. Salomé Voegelin, writer of hearing Noise and Silence:
Towards a Philosophy of Sound Art

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The instress not just makes up the person being as such, but in addition denotes the impulse that strikes from the inscape directly to the senses and directly to the viewer and the listener: it's the unforeseen and intermittent notion of a routine trend, which provides feel and which strikes. My inscape is hooked up to those pages; my background of listening and analyzing moments takes on a number of gains within the test of elevating those written strains right into a position. it's a choice of encounters with pages and areas; a recollection, combined with invention yet actual to its ranking. It conveys the experience of shaping, step-by-step alongside the adventure of the examining and listening I, my phrases out of not anything except the velocity of a rhythm, right into a land of visions either historical and new, normal and weird. 2. 7 may possibly 2011. once again I ponder the vexed query of reference in Writing Sound. this present day i discovered a potential key to this, as I listened back to a tune by means of Mike Cooper. it's entitled the hot city Hula Slide and it enters like a distorted apparition on the finish of his 2004 masterpiece of extended exotica, Rayon Hula. Birdsong comes from in every single place, and voices are slightly audible. An inverted rhythm stumbles upon itself. A heavenly song on lap metal guitar is decided opposed to tape loops reversing a regular Arthur Lyman Hawaiian melody. within the moments of silence a croak, a bark, a caw, a chirp dot over this sonic texture, mad and wild. Is it the music of hoopoe, chaffinch, turtle dove? there's not anything reassuring right here, except the disjointed flow of this track’s personal unravelling. midway via, the muffled sound of an engine is seriously included within the piece. Birdsong back and, mins later, birdsong. Upupa Epops, Fringilla Coelebs, Streptopelia Turtur? No foreground or history: all is resolved and contained in its personal advanced flatness, lively via the rhythm of its routine styles and never via its intensity. Birdsong builds up. not more melody within the final mins: simply the strident cohabitation of sounds and flashes of variously pitched noises. at some point soon it stops. It doesn’t fade out: it stops. again to indicate 0, I hear back. What may be learn as historical past noise as opposed to melody, exist jointly within the mesmerising flatness in their harmony, and in their patterned repetition. Ambient sounds, melody and tape loops circulate at the comparable plateaux: they don't seem to be subordinated to each other, they're one. What happens round the tune is as correct because the tune itself. Mike as soon as instructed me Rayon Hula is set hearing what is going on round you including the song, approximately delving into hearing the realm round up to hearing what you suppose you need to be hearing. the most factor for him isn't really i'm making tune, yet i'm weaving a texture, inside a regular perform saturated with sound imaginative and prescient flavor think go back and forth go back. He demands the listener earlier than the musician and tune for him isn't really a grand assertion: it channels a subtle temper, no longer made simply of sounds yet of visions, incidental noises, colors, tales, traditions, lyrics, photos in movement.

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