Interference is a biannual online journal in association with the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media (Gradcam). It is an open access forum on the role of sound in cultural practices, providing a trans-disciplinary platform for the presentation of research and practice in areas such as acoustic ecology, sensory anthropology, sonic arts, musicology, technology studies and philosophy. The journal seeks to balance its content between scholarly writing, accounts of creative practice, and an active engagement with current research topics in audio culture.
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Interference wishes to work collaboratively with the Irish Sound, Science and Technology Association (ISSTA) for their forthcoming conference Transmission Drift on August 28-29, 2013. This conference is an opportunity to create a special issue that reflects wider questions around sound, art and performance as well as science and technology. It is Interference's goal to publish papers that explore sound in a variety of academic and artistic contexts.
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Call for Papers
General Issue on Methodologies (Issue 4)
Deadline for Abstracts Extended to May 18th 2012
While still a relatively new discursive platform, Interference would like to take the opportunity in our fourth call for papers to invite submissions for a more open call, stepping momentarily outside the strong thematics that have shaped our previous three publications. This call invites papers on any aspect of audio cultures, but places an emphasis on the methodologies and frameworks that inform your research.
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Issue 2 Photo Credit
Graham Gussin; I Love It, In Space there Are No Limits, I Love It.; 2001; Photo courtesy of the artist.
A series of six wall drawings using sound as source material. Sound is put through a software program that translates it into image, producing a kind of audio map or territory, this is then projected onto a given wall and traced, the background for these pieces is an oil based blue ink. The sounds used are words spoken by participants in various pornographic films, the brief sentences becoming the title of the work.