Cathy Lane will be presenting her paper Is There a Sonic Iconography of Remoteness? Northern Islands in Contemporary Sound Arts Practice at REMOTE: Rethinking Remoteness and Peripherality Conference, Svalbard, Norway this January.
Is There a Sonic Iconography of Remoteness? Northern Islands in Contemporary Sound Arts Practice
Between 1967 and 1977 Canadian pianist Glenn Gould produced three radio documentaries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Collectively known as the ‘Solitude Trilogy’, these works, ‘The Latecomers’ (1969), ‘The Quiet in the Land’ (1977) and in particular ‘The Idea of North’ (1967) have achieved foundational status within the sound arts canon. Read the full abstract.
REMOTE: Rethinking Remoteness and Peripherality conference: International, interdisciplinary conference exploring the concepts of remoteness and peripherality. How do remoteness and peripherality affect spatial relationships; developmental logics; and the exercise of social, political, and economic power? Read more.