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Sound Mirrors Echo Obsolete Military Technology as Art Installation

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Before the invention of radar, the British military experimented with acoustic mirrors as a means of detecting approaching enemy aircrafts. Rather than displaying blips on a screen, these strategically placed parabolic monoliths simply reflected ambient noise from their concave surfaces, making it easier to discern far-off sounds, like the drone of an airplane’s engine. 335 more words


Michel Chion’s “Guide to Sound Objects: Pierre Schaeffer and Musical Research” (PDF)

“Our ambition, with this Guide to Sound Objects, has always been to give researchers, musicians, music-lovers and all who are directly or indirectly interested in the sound-universe an unbiased, clear and dependable tool (if this can be done) for a better knowledge and understanding of Pierre Schaeffer’s considerable contribution to this field, by means of an inventory of the ideas and concepts developed in his most important work, the Traité des Objets Musicaux.” 6 more words


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Tutorial & Lecture: Sound Art

In this weeks tutorial we continued our discussions in relation to sound, in particular non-diagetic sound, which is more commonly referred to as sound effects. We looked at, and discussed various media forms that use sound and the way in which they incorporate and create non-diagetic sounds. 323 more words


Intercal Sorbonne - Nuit Blanche 2014 - Paris

INTERCAL Sorbonne – Nuit Blanche 2014 – Paris
Samedi 4 Octobre

Les artistes

Sébastien Roux & Laurent Guérel : Grand Amphithéâtre
Julien Beau & Arthur Zerktouni : Galeries des lettres et des sciences… 151 more words


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