temporally embodied sound, Colin Chinnery

narrator Colin Chinnery
term temporally embodied sound
duration 3:35 min
year 2014
courtesy of MG+MSUM

History is usually conveyed by text, physical artefacts, photographs, or films. When sound is used as a vehicle of communication it is the recorded sound of an oral tradition in which history is passed down over time through personal or communal narratives. What binds this diverse practice of historicity is that each medium is the carrier of historical information to be learned and analysed by the subject...

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