We listened to soundwalks today and discussed the power of the voice in recording.
Burroughs, narcissus, edison, marconi, tesla, mary anne doane’s “The Voice in Cinema: The articulation of Body and Space” (Yale french studies no. 60 (1980) p.33-60)
Site specific intervention assigned.
.PDF Presentation is available here
In this week’s class, we discussed deep listening exercises by the class.
Then we talked about waves, analogue to digital conversion and time, narcissus and echo in the land of reverb, psychogeography, Constant’s babylon and Debord’s naked city, Cardiff and Jam Master Jay.
Class assignment was to make a soundwalk based off of your site.
Presentation can be downloaded here
Here is a link to the presentation for sound and the city introduction.
Be sure to take a look at the syllabus as well.
We left off with deep listening assignment 1 and a discussion around Cage.