Salomé Voegelin is an artist and writer engaged in listening and hearing as a socio-political practice of sound. She is the author of Listening to Noise and Silence: Towards a Philosophy of Sound Art (Continuum, 2010). Other recent writings include a chapter in the The Multisensory Museum Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Touch, Sound, Smell, Memory, and Space (Alta Mira Press, 2014), 'Ethics of Listening' in the Journal of Sonic Studies 2 (2012), and 'Listening to the Stars' in What Matters Now? (What Can't You Hear?) (Noch Publishing, 2013). Her essay 'Sonic Possible Worlds' is part of the Sound Arts issue of Leonardo Music Journal 23 (December 2013), and her second book Sonic Possible Worlds: Hearing the Continuum of Sound will be published by Bloomsbury in June 2014. Voegelin is a Reader in Sound Arts at the London College of Communication, UAL. She has a PhD from Goldsmiths College, London University.
Recorded in the anechoic chamber at UCL
by Lawrence Uziell-Hamilton.
Listening to Noise and Silence
Listening to Noise and Silence: Towards a Philosophy of Sound Art (Continuum, 2010)
- 'Embers sound...'
- 'Listening to the stars'
- 'Metal gates'
- 'My own singing'
- 'Snow thawing'
- 'The breath of a sick child'
- 'The clock on the mantelpiece'
- 'There is a potent tension...'
Use the player to listen to 'There is a potent tension...'Player will appear here
- 'There is a salient pull...'
- 'When there is nothing to hear...'
Sonic Possible Worlds
from Sonic Possible Worlds: Hearing the Continuum of Sound (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014)