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Listening from a distance: Experiencing Antarctica in sound art


Philpott, C, Listening from a distance: Experiencing Antarctica in sound art, RMIT Design Hub, RMIT University Design Hub, pp. 21-24 (2017) [Published Creative Work]

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Sounds affect how we feel about places in ways that are immediate and profound. Whether we are outdoors exploring the natural world, or indoors watching a film or television program set in a distant locale, sounds draw our attention to the uniqueness of places and help us to understand the world around us. Although most of us tend to prioritise the visual over the acoustic in our day-to-day lives, music and sound art composed in connection-with places can trigger powerful emotional responses. This, in turn, can make us feel a deeper sense of connection to, and concern for, specific places.

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Item Type:Published Creative Work
Keywords:Antarctica, sound art, essay
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Creative and professional writing
Research Field:Professional writing and journalism practice
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
UTAS Author:Philpott, C (Dr Carolyn Philpott)
ID Code:124824
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2018-03-13
Last Modified:2019-05-09
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