Auditory Archaeology and the Soundscapes of the Everyday
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Main Lecture Theatre, Clerici, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site
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Paul Whitty, Professor of Composition in the School of Arts, sound obsessive and member of the Sonic Art Research Unit at Oxford Brookes University, will explore the latent cacophony of our material culture.
Sound is latent in the objects that surround us; the sounds of
manufacture, memorably synchronised with our experience of the finished object
by Robert Morris in his Box with the sound of its own making (1961); the
sounds of use; of installation; and the soundscapes that the objects have