The collective sign of auditory visual imagery – Kunstjournalen B-Post

Yesterday it was launched the annual norwegian art journal Kunstjournalen B-Post that this year in its 6th issue tittled Lyd / Sound deals with audio art, sonic art, sound art and art that makes use of sound in one form or another.

Contributers are: Anne Marthe Dyvi, Espen Sommer Eide, Mahlet Ogbe Habte, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Brandon LaBelle, Jørgen Larsson, Sissel Lillebostad, Trond Lossius, Nicholas Møllerhaug, Anne Hilde Neset, María Andueza Olmedo, Finnbogi Petursson, Carsten Seiffarth, Karen Skog, Roar Sletteland, Maia Urstad and Jana Winderen.

Follow this link to read the online versión: 

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My article in the magazine The collective sign of auditory visual imagery deals with the relationship in between visual works and imagined sounds. To illustrate this topic some artworks are mentioned such as Peter Ablinger’s Listening piece in four parts and Marcel Duchamp’s readymade With Hidden Noise. 

In an environment where images are over-abundant and the spectator’s eyes are exposed to a multitude of images every day, what role can creative visual work play in alluding to auditory phenomena? The combination of visual and auditory elements as a creative resource has a long history in art and the cinema. However, only in a few cases has it been deliberately used to generate uncertainty and stimulate the spectator’s mind, allowing one to listen to what one’s own mind produces in a kind of inter-subjective speculation. The experience of listening itself becomes a result of all the conjectures that have been produced by others previously while, at the same time, the listening is somehow based on similar personal experiences.

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