Category Archives: Interviews
http://www.dbarchives.net/index.php?/text/vito-acconci-interview/ In this interview Acconci discusses the importance of sound in his work. He relates sound to architecture in terms of the idea that it creates a surrounding. He considers the oppressive potential of sound, where it may be apprehended … Continue reading
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
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
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
http://www.tate.org.uk/britain/exhibitions/audioarts/cd1_10_transcript.htm Interesting is how Anderson says that each of us has multiple voices and thus can produce a ‘chorus’. There is potential in this idea to inform an ethics of the voice.