FLUID STATES – FLUID SOUNDS

The academic paper often focuses on a text manuscript directed at our cognition and reason. Inspired by recent approaches of activist philosophy (Massumi 2010) situated, embodied knowledge (Haraway 1998, Manning 2008) site-specific performance (Pearson 2010) and spatial performativity (Hannah 2008), we wish to introduce an alternative conference and site-specific format for academic conferences. With FLUID STATES – FLUID SOUNDS we propose a conference format taking the bodily, situated and affective modes of research into play.

By merging anthropologies of sound with site-specific audio-performances we explore new ways of investigating places and urban spaces. Underlining listening, sensing and experiencing as part of research processes, we wish to combine art and knowledge. FLUID STATES – FLUID SOUNDS is not only an exploration of how to gain knowledge through site-specific audio performance, it is also a conference that transforms academic knowledge into performances, and performances into aesthetic knowledge.

Call for Audio Papers: Fluid Sounds 2015

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