Category Archives: Essays

Musical Performance and the ‘Death Drive’

http://www.interferencejournal.com/articles/an-ear-alone-is-not-a-being/musical-performance-and-the-death-drive

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Sound Thinking, Michael Aupin on Bruce Nauman at the Turbine Hall, Raw Materials exhibition.

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Sound+thinking%3A+Michael+Auping+on+Bruce+Nauman+at+the+Turbine+Hall.-a0127938317

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Vicente Palomera, Voice that gives sound to the gaze.

http://pablobenavides2.blogspot.com.au/2010/09/voice-that-gives-sound-to-gaze-vicente.html An interesting essay that links the voice to the gaze in terms of Lacan’s idea of objet a. Mentions the importance of duration and temporality in regards to the voice. There is also a reference to Artaud. Palomera states: … Continue reading

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Lieven Jonckheere, The Politics of “Atopia of the Intimate” in Contemporary Art: The View from Lacanian Psychoanalysis (Response to Gérard Wajcman), S

http://www.lineofbeauty.org/index.php/s/article/view/7/55 Essay that discusses Lacan’s notion of the extimate in relation to the voice; the idea of the voice as extracted from the body and projected into outer space. Lacan defines ‘extimity’ as ‘exteriority which is the most intimate to … Continue reading

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Adamic Passions, Screams of Joy: Language and Expression in Early 20th-Century Sound Poetry

http://mosaicjournal.org/index.php/mosaic/article/view/33/43

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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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Douglas Kahn, ‘Audio Art in the Deaf Century’, 2005.

http://www.soundtoys.net/journals/audio-art-in-the

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Words of Air: Breath, Voice and Poetry | CHRISTINA GRAMMATIKOPOULOU

http://interartive.org/index.php/2011/09/words-of-air-breath-voice-and-poetry/

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Inhaling theory, exhaling art: From Antonin Artaud’s word to Marina Abramović’s action | CHRISTINA GRAMMATIKOPOULOU

http://interartive.org/index.php/2008/10/artaud/ NB: This important section: ‘Derrida interprets Artaud’s theory as a proposal for a repetition without reference, a kind of performance that refers to itself and not to reality, the same way that life doesn’t represent anything else but itself; … Continue reading

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Marina Abramović: Rituals of Breath, Voice and Void | CHRISTINA GRAMMATIKOPOULOU

http://interartive.org/index.php/2012/01/abramovic-breath-voice-void/

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