Q&A with Jing-Adel Wang

Half Sound, Half Philosophy

In this regular Q&A series, we interview authors and major figures in the field about their work, interests, and overall thoughts on sound studies. Based in Hangzhou, China, Jing-Adel Wang is a sound studies scholar, art anthropologist, curator and practitioner …

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An Excerpt from Listening After Nature by Mark Peter Wright

Listening-with Humans and Nonhumans Auditioning a field recording, and assembling its meaning, is a similar yet very different process to making a jigsaw. As a child, I tried to complete a jigsaw puzzle without the crutch of the image guide. …

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The War is Over but the Sound Remains: WWI and the Life of a Shell – by Michael Bull

Carpathian Mountains

When do the sounds and silences of any war really end? I recently came across a contemporary story of a World War One shell exploding in the Carpathian Mountains. A newly married British couple of Ukrainian heritage, Norbert and Lydia …

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