Ora is a monthly series of one-hour long debates and voyages into listening and writing by Daniela Cascella and Salomé Voegelin, with occasional guests, broadcast on Resonance104.4FM at 8pm GMT on the 4th Thursday of each month.
Writing Sound voices the relationship between listening, hearing, talking and writing – it puts forward a language that is part of the listening practice and challenges the nominal relationship between sound and words, naming and reference. It is language as the production of words, the material of language, in response to the material of sound, that invites listening as a material process also to uncover in language the process of listening, rather the source of what is being heard.
“The recording, in words, of what I heard, invites not recognition, but a further act of interpretation, re-invention: The production in your auditory imagination of what it possibly was I heard, and which you relate to something you have heard too, or might go on to hear…”
Listen to Ora 1 and read more about Ora 1 on the Ora website.
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