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Exploring the Perception and Identity of Place through Sound and Image

Adkins, Monty and Santamas, Hali (2014) Exploring the Perception and Identity of Place through Sound and Image. In: Invisible Places sounding cities. Sound, Urbanism and Sense of Place. Jardins Efemeros, Viseu, Portugal, pp. 403-421. ISBN 978-989-746-048-7

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In this paper the concept of place is explored as the stimulus for the creation of original works combining electronic music and photography. Although the compositions of both authors take inspiration from different facets of place there is a similarity of theoretical approach regarding the identity of the individual and their relationship to geographical situations and place. We will draw upon aspects of psychogeography, psychosonology, the theory of ‘atmosphere’ by Gernot Böhme to explore complexity of place in 21st century

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Proceedings of the Invisible Places International Symposium, 18-20 July 2014, Viseu, Portugal
Uncontrolled Keywords: atmosphere, City Colours, composition,Drift Trilogy, photography, place, psychogeography, psychosonography, social geography
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
T Technology > TR Photography
Schools: School of Music, Humanities and Media
School of Music, Humanities and Media > CeReNeM
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Depositing User: Graham Stone
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2014 07:23
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 19:00


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