As part of our activities, we focus on nurturing critical and creative discourse and writing on questions of listening in diverse manners. We regularly publish articles, essays and documents from a range of contributors.
THE CARE INDEX
An extended dialogue between artist Alecia Neo and curator Jill J. Tan, exploring questions of care, attunement, loss and collaboration.
Shortwave Collective reflects upon what it means to radio-listen collectively, as feminists.
SEARCHING STEALTH, NOT SILENCE
I conceive of stealth, quietness, as an “enabler” or “maximizer” of experiences and sensations. Text by Israel Martínez.
TO KEEP SECRETS SOUND FOR A SHAREABLE FUTURE
To be situated in listening could be confining, it could also be liberating. Text by Yang Yeung.
LISTENING – SOUND NARRATIVES OF A DANCE
This writing addresses how a listening practice enables me to re-enter the vocabulary, music, philosophy, mythology and somatics of the dance, to more deeply comprehend what it teaches about the body. Text by Sara Mikolai.
THE LAND OF THUNDER AND LIGHTNING – ENERGY AND COLONIAL FOOTPRINT
Every living being exists because all other living beings exist. Through euphonies and cacophonies of complex interconnections, life reverberates and echoes throughout the planet. Text by Daniela Medina Poch.
ON ACOUSTIC JUSTICE
Acoustics, in this sense, is positioned as a critical framework for engaging a politics of listening and the differing imaginaries and ideologies that work upon listening habits. Text by Brandon LaBelle.
attempts in spectral listening