Somatic: Performances of the Unsound Body
296 pages (black and white images)
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book delineates a territory of investigation for sound art and its various
manifestations through historical, theoretical, polemical and critical
analyses of artistic, musical and literary works. In doing so, Migone
gives radical definition to an auditory study that includes the complexity
of silence and mutism, identity and abjecthood, and language and its stutterances.
The recurring site of these stagings is the somatic under all its forms:
embodied and disembodied, fragmented and amplified, vocal and mute.