Welcome to a late February 2008 issue of Networked Music Review Newsletter, a monthly review of some of the many events archived on Networked_Music_Review [to receive this via email, subscribe here].
In the recently launched interview by Peter Traub, Stephen Vitiello, talks about his residency in the World Trade Center and how hearing made him feel “the distance and height of the building more than seeing.”
It’s taken me some time to understand that one of the central and perhaps the most exciting consequences of the emergence of sound art as a prominent practice is the enhancement of our sensorial experience. An inroad into the hegemony of vision is being made. And with it comes a deeper understanding of acoustical perception and how, through non-visual means, elements of environmental space can be revealed. Continue reading