Wednesday October 2: LAB 4: Tools for Listening

How might a tool function as an extension of its user? How might different tools transform our relationships to our environments?

Lab: Make tools for listening to vibrations in objects and surfaces using piezoelectric transducers.

Tools used: Soldering iron.

To be read / reserved before class:

  • Please check out an audio recorder from the Equipment Center (see slides below for instructions!).
  • Kevin T. Allen, “Sonic Geologic” [an investigation into non-anthropomorphic hearing], Phonoscopy.
  • Kevin Beasley, A View of a Landscape, Whitney Museum (2018-19).
  • Nicola Giannini, Inner Out.
  • No reading response this week.

Via Present & Correct

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