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SONAR - An introduction to "Auditory Spatial Awareness" in action

Abstract : Through artistic means, this research deals with the notion of 'Auditory Spatial Awareness' as initially developed by Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter in "Spaces Speak are you listening, experiencing aural architecture" published at the MIT press in 2007. By exploring our capacity of capturing an emotional and behavioral experience of ourselves and our space through sound, this investigation raises questions about the resonance, the orientation, and the expansion of the body's limits through sound in space. "Auditory Spatial Awareness in Action" is staged in urban spaces and more specifically in "non-spaces" (Augé, 1992). It reveals itself to be not only a search for our memory through sound but also the experience of an aural spatial memory.
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Sandra Volny. SONAR - An introduction to "Auditory Spatial Awareness" in action. Ambiances in action / Ambiances en acte(s) - International Congress on Ambiances, Montreal 2012, Sep 2012, Montreal, Canada. pp.165-170. ⟨halshs-00745535⟩



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