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dec. 6th 2010, at 19:00  city art museum Ljubljana
lecture and talk
Ilari Valbonesi, Art critic and independent curator

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The Paradigm of Listening
(Sound, Voice, Body, Audience, Radio Art).

Sound is attractive. It catches the ear, enchants, disturbs, and scares. But it is also imperative. Sound is both a means and an end. The decisive interest devoted to the “strange” reflexivity of sound became a paradoxical instance of art, music and philosophy in the twentieth century. Further, it has encouraged the emergence of a genuine “paradigm of listening” from which I take steps to trace the event of a conceptual category of plastic art so called Sound Art : Art of Sound, that reflecting on itself, defines its own historical context.

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