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The art that is made out of time

The art that is made out of time

Kennedy, Stephen (2021) The art that is made out of time. In: Grant, Jane, Matthias, John and Prior, David, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Sound Art. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 141-151. (doi:

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This chapter asks, how do rhythm, temporality, and noise work through a range of media practices from painting, writing, music, and film? Artists have long employed an array of media to create what might be referred to as ‘sound art’, when that term is expanded, as it is here, to include all work that is prefaced on a temporal flow and set against the figure of noise. What is sound art? This question seems to have been asked a lot in recent times. The intention here is not to pose it again but to offer instead some concrete reflections on what happens when other artistic practices work through sound and noise?

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: sound art; noise; temporality; materiality
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
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