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The voices in the radio: SJ Fowler’s Electric Dada

Posted 20 May 2013 by | Comments Off

 

Sarah Lester explores the inspiration behind poet SJ Fowler’s new commission Electric Dada. Why can’t a tree be called Pluplusch, and Pluplubasch when it has been raining? 1916 Dada Manifesto, Hugo Ball Zurich seems like an unlikely city to spawn a revolutionary, “anti-art”, art movement, but in the midst of a war-ravaged Europe, the seeds [...]

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Munster Page Habit 2 by Mark Leahy

Posted 18 May 2013 by | Comments Off

 

on being spoken through as conduit for sticky words [For Muster Page Habit 2, I propose an intersection of speech / thought and vocalisation that teases together a sensing of language as speaking through the body, that performs a talking that is thrown from the speaker outwards to a public / for a public / [...]

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Tip-of-the-Tongue Phenomena

Posted 22 April 2013 by | Comments Off

 

In Willem Levelt’s Speaking: From Intention to Articulation, I came across a description of the ‘Tip-of-the Tongue’ state, the name for that common experience of being almost but not quite able to remember a word. Levelt is interested in what happens when the TOT state is brought about in experiments; he uses the example of [...]

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Describing Silence (6 Distortions)

Posted 12 April 2013 by | Comments (1)

 

In June last year, I managed to spend an hour in UCL’s anechoic chamber. This space is one of the quietest places in the city, if not in the world: isolated from all external sounds through thick insulation and a ‘floating floor’, its inside walls are covered in fibreglass wedges to prevent any noise you [...]

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Stop Press: The Electronic Voice Phenomena Tour

Posted 25 February 2013 by | Comments Off

 

A glitch-cabaret of haunted circuitry and phantom language. Taking its name and inspiration from Konstantin Raudive’s 1970s experiments into hearing unidentified voices in electronic interference, EVP is a brand-new programme of performance works divining the role of voices-from-beyond in the creative process. Whether muses, ancestors-cum-confidantes, the subconscious or ephemeral static, the project asks how voices [...]

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Beyond Plagiarism

Posted 21 January 2013 by | Comments (1)

 

by Jon Stone The case of Christian Ward’s plagiarism of Helen Mort and others has graduated from local to national news and attracted a great deal of comment, but hardly for encouraging reasons. If anything, it’s the very lack of real controversy that makes this particular incident suitable fodder for the mainstream media, which struggles [...]

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Nathan Jones charts the development of EVP

Posted 19 December 2012 by | Comments Off

 

The Electronic Voice Phenomena story so far…  Auspicious beginings: a venn diagramme featuring eference points for the first EVP show – Star Trek, Rolf Harris, Gertrude Stein, Chris Packham, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and a Tuvan Throat Singer EVP is a curatorial strand, and something of a personal obsession, which started out just as a cool [...]

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Featured blogs

Nathan Jones charts the development of EVP

Unspeakable Telephony: Ulysses

Describing Silence (6 Distortions)

Instructions for Catch* Construction

Tip-of-the-Tongue Phenomena

Better night vision, more vegetarianism: Stan Gooch’s Total Man

Subliminal messages: Judas Priest and the mythology of suicide

Synchronicity: Ross Sutherland and the Poetry of the Crystal Maze

Munster Page Habit 2 by Mark Leahy

The Render Ghosts – James Bridle

“Who You Gonna Call?” – Sophie Mayer meets the Ghost Librarian

The Shape of Oblivion: Poetry and the Rollercoaster

Glitchenskypen by Mark Amerika

Sell Your Cleverness

Antonio Roberts AKA Hellocatfood commission

Echoes of Individuation: The Black Stack, Bicameral Minds & EVP

JR Carpenter’s Etheric Ocean

Curt Cloninger: Static Trapped in Mouths

“Peter Coffin: The Ecological Mystic (or how to appreciate the inherent stupidity of everything)”


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