Monthly Archives: November 2012

Vito Acconci Work Pieces From 1970 To 1982

http://sma.sciarc.edu/lecturer/vito-acconci/ Vito Acconci gives a lecture on the development of his work from poetry to architecture. Within this presentation he describes the voice in ‘Claim’ 1971 as a kind of self talk, a self-hypnosis to convince himself of his position … Continue reading

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Interview between Richard Prince and Vito Acconci, Bomb Magazine, 1991.

http://bombsite.com/issues/36/articles/1443 RP They always talk about your voice. You really think you would have been able to fuck anyone without it (using your voice as a sexual persuasion)? VA It’s not that I’ve used my voice as a sexual persuasion. … Continue reading

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Art POP: Vito Acconci’s Theme Song

http://popmontreal.com/events-tickets/art-pop-vito-acconci-theme-song/ Art POP: Vito Acconci’s ‘Theme Song’ projected for the duration of Montréal’s International Music Festival Sep. 25-29, 2013.

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Germano Celant, The physical language of Vito Acconci

http://www.domusweb.it/en/from-the-archive/the-physical-language-of-vito-acconci/ This article was originally published in Domus 509 / April 1972. Although this article does not focus on Acconci’s use of voice – in fact it omits reference to it all together – Celant develops the idea of Acconci … Continue reading

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Journal of Sonic Studies

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Show Studio Interview with Acconci

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QEzFDXW8YY An interesting interview that demonstrates Acconci’s lucid mind – his ability to think through cultural, political and aesthetic concerns through a sharp and intriguing lens. Acconci talks about the development of his career from his former roles as poet, … Continue reading

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Interview with Brandon La Belle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQTGCD9VyAo&feature=relmfu An interesting short interview with Brandon LaBelle, sound theorist and artist. A paraphrasing of his ideas communicated in the interview: Emotion: Sound is direct and often activates as emotional engagement – whether through love of a song or the … Continue reading

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Vito Acconci: Public Nuisance

http://slought.org/content/11388/ Important talks on Vito Acconci by Christina Poggi and Alan Licht.

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