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Hearing you Think

Listening. What is it to listen? When I tune into my surroundings, I use the medium of sound as my first sensory preference. First we slow down, then we open our senses, how the world expands. 3,411 more words

Beginning to Evaluate the 'Ensoniment'

Jonathon Sterne argues that just as there was an Enlightenment marking the hinge between modern and pre-modern cultures, so there was a technological revolution in sound that can be called an ‘Ensoniment’. 502 more words

History

KISS Inaugural Lecture, University of Kent: Alan Penn 'Architectural Space and Social Action: How does the built environment relate to human society?'

‘Buildings, or cities, are different from different points of view.’ –A. Penn

On Wednesday, I was in Canterbury for the KISS (Kent Interdisciplinary Centre for Spatial Studies) Inaugural Lecture given by Alan Penn, Dean of the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture. 952 more words

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Reflections on Sensory Theory, Methodology and Experience: Contemporary and Classical Perspectives, Part 3: Sensory Experience

‘Among the Roman’s, until their long decline, we find a powerful sense of civic involvement that connected individuals to the city. The most important pleasures were experienced within a… 1,069 more words

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Reflections on Sensory Theory, Methodologies and Experience: Contemporary and Classical Perspectives, Part 2: Sensory Methodologies

‘What I propose to understand by ‘architecture’ is the production of space at a specific level, ranging from furniture to gardens and parks and extending even to landscapes… This sense of the term corresponds to the way it has been used since the beginning of the twentieth century, which is to say since architects began to design furniture to express their views and present their projects on what is commonly called ‘the environment’ – although I shall be carefully avoiding this expression because it has no precise meaning and has been corrupted by abuse.’ –H. 1,368 more words

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Reflections on Sensory Theory, Methodology and Experience: Contemporary and Classical Perspectives, Part 1: Sensory Theory

‘The truth of space thus leads back (and is reinforced by) a powerful Nietzschean sentiment: ‘But may the will to truth mean this to you: that everything will be transformed into the humanly-conceivable, the humanly-evident, the humanly-palpable! 1,700 more words

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Call for Papers and Symposium Announcement: Voice and Identity - Touches, Textures, Timbres

Call for contributions

Voice and Identity – Touches, Textures, Timbres:   A Symposium

 

Where and When:

Saturday 28 January, 10 am to 3.30 pm. University of Winchester, Winchester SO22 4NR, in room St Alphege 301. 1,539 more words