A Sonic Geography of Voice: Towards an affective politics

Kanngieser, Anja. 2012. A Sonic Geography of Voice: Towards an affective politics. Progress in Human Geography, 36(3), pp. 336-353. ISSN 0309-1325 [Article]

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This paper seeks to extend disciplinary investigation by calling for a geography of voice and a politics of speaking and of listening. It explores the different characteristics of voices, their affective and ethico-political forces, and how they make public spaces. Through its polyphonic method of text, audio illustrations and recorded interviews with participants in radical political organization, the experience of the paper itself is a political gesture, one that invites the listener-reader to consider the histories, narratives and assumptions that underpin her own reception of them.

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A number of audio interviews accompanying this paper can be found on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/anja_k/sets/a-sonic-geography-of-voice/

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11 Oct 2013 08:21

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