Essays on Sound and Vision

Essays on Sound and Vision

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Essays on Sound and Vision. Eds. John Richardson Stan Hawkins
Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology. Helsinki University Press
Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology. Publication 15
Helsinki 2007, 452 pp.


A thread that runs through the chapters is the recognition of audiovisual iperformance/i as a central theoretical category. The focus of the essays is exclusively contemporary. In this way, the book addresses a cluster of concerns that pertain to audiovisual production, performance and consumption in a variety of present day contexts. Chapters are organised thematically around the haedings Avant-garde aesthetics, Re-sounding soundtracks, Televisual intertexts, Interrogating the mainstream, and Personal politics and embodied performance.

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ISBN 978-951-570-726-0
ISSN 0785-2746