Month: April 2021

Leaky knowledge: Listening between bodies, technology and learning

three people looking at a medical table in a hospital

This audio paper by Salomé Voegelin and Mark Peter Wright as part of the UK research council funded project ‘Listening Across Disciplines II’ reflects on the practice and teaching of auscultation – a medical technique for listening to the body with a stethoscope – in relation to how we know the body as a physiological and a political entity from its sound.

The Grain of Online Voices

traces of water on sand

Read ‘The Grain of Online Voices’ by Salomé Voegelin on Norient. ‘Every physical interaction leaves traces. Yet, in online meetings, the human voice might be the only traceable feature left. In the fifth episode of «Sonic Vignettes», Salomé Voegelin reflects upon the grain of the voice as an irreducible trace of human contact and why it is endangered by AI cleaning language.’