Sounds Like Her - Gender, Sound Art and Sonic Cultures

Sounds Like Her - Gender, Sound Art and Sonic Cultures
Author: Christine Eyene, Cathy Lane, Salomé Voegelin
Publisher: Beam Editions
Language: English
Pages: 80
Size: 17.5 x 24.6 cm
Weight: 360 g
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781916275904
Availability: In stock
Price: €22.00
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Curator Christine Eyene challenges the Eurocentric and patriarchal frameworks that have informed the history of sound art and, to some extent, continue to define current practice.

Sounds Like Her is a challenge to the restrictive social construct of female voices. The book re-frames how we experience the dynamic of sound as practiced by women from diverse cultures and gender identities.

The themes, debate, and curatorial perspective are explored through three new essays by Christine Eyene (curator and author), Cathy Lane (sound artist, composer and professor of Sound Art at the University of the Arts London) and artist and author Salomé Voegelin (author of The Political Possibility of Sound, Bloomsbury).

The definition of Sound Art has always been narrow, from the perspective of gender, and international cultures. The book widens and rebalances the understanding of the art form and embraces the rich vein of work that needs to be a part of a new history of this creative practice.