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watch face(s) play creative role(s):: future(s) / mission(s) / scratch / spread(s) / ... the essay Noise as new Politics (by Chinese sound artist Yan Jun) focuses on sound, language through both social and technical aspects. The angle on which Yan Yun approaches the matter of noise is an interesting and poetic one. It does not literally focus on the obvious noise scene as a cliché or illustration but determines the idea of noise into a variety of essential parts of life such as communication, rituals, meaning and shows us the development of powers, society and their cultural impact. It tries to grasp but not pinpoint, and therefore offers us tools to reflect. The fact that noise and it’s poetry is the new politics lies at the core of the series, and therefore shows us the importance of creativity in society. In that sense civil disobedience is the spine of evolution, be it on a societal or personal level. Cracking things open can only be achieved when we dare to let confusion be a part of our daily life and understanding. The accompanying record offers clear sound examples of this idea ...  campaign(s) against noise @ facebook motivation(s) ...[http://inspire.eliens.net ...

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  • Jacques Attali -- Noise: The Political Economy of Music (amazon)
  • James H. Austin -- Zen-Brain Horizons: Toward a Living Zen (amazon)
  • Per Bak -- How Nature Works: the science of self-organized criticality (amazon
  • Keith Ball -- Strange Curves, Counting Rabbits, & Other Mathematical Explorations (amazon
  • Joachim Ernst Berendt -- The Third Ear: On Listening to the World (amazon
  • Karin Bijsterveld -- Mechanical Sound: Technology, Culture, and Public Problems of Noise in the Twentieth Century (amazon)
  • Jerome R. Busemeyer, Peter D. Bruza -- Quantum Models of Cognition and Decision (amazon)
  • John Cage -- Silence: Lectures and Writings (amazon)
  • Italo Calvino -- Invisible Cities (amazon)
  • Don Campbell, Alex Doman -- Healing at the Speed of Sound: How What We Hear Transforms Our Brains and Our Lives (amazon) [links]
  • Nicholas Carr -- The Glass Cage: Automation and Us (amazon)
  • Mark Deuze -- Media Life (amazon) [R]
  • Barbara Ehrenreich -- Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy (amazon)
  • Barbara Ehrenreich -- Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America (amazon)
  • George Michelsen Foy -- Zero Decibels: The Quest for Absolute Silence (amazon)
  • Douglas R. Hofstadter -- I Am a Strange Loop (amazon)
  • Tim Ingold -- Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description (amazon)
  • Tim Ingold -- The Life of Lines (amazon)
  • Douglas Kahn -- Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Voice, Sound, and Aurality in the Arts (amazon)
  • Roshi P. Kapleau -- The Three Pillars of Zen (amazon)
  • Garret Keizer -- The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want: A Book About Noise (amazon)
  • Laurel Elizabeth Keyes -- Toning: The Creative Power of the Voice (amazon)
  • Bart Kosko -- Noise (amazon)
  • Karl D. Kryter -- The Handbook of Hearing and the Effects of Noise: Physiology, Psychology, and Public Health (amazon)
  • R. D. Laing -- The Politics of Experience & The Bird of Paradise (amazon)
  • Joseph LeDoux -- Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety (amazon
  • Nancy G. Leveson -- Engineering a Safer World: Systems Thinking Applied to Safety (amazon)
  • Albert Low -- Zen & Creative Management (amazon)
  • Eugene J Meehan -- The Thinking Game: A Guide To Effective Study (amazon)
  • James W. Pellegrino, Margaret L. Hilton -- Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century (amazon)
  • Alex Pentland -- Social Physics: how good ideas spread - the lessons from a new science (amazon)
  • John R. Pierce -- An Introduction to Information Theory: Symbols, Signals and Noise (amazon
  • George Prochnik -- In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise (amazon)
  • Kate Raworth -- Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist (amazon)
  • Alex Ross -- The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (amazon)
  • Y. A. Rozanov -- Probability Theory: A Concise Course (amazon)
  • Luigi Russolo -- The art of noises (amazon) [R]
  • R. Murray Schafer -- The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World (amazon)
  • Katsuki Sekida -- Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy (amazon
  • Lex Sisney -- Organizational Physics | The Science of Growing a Business (amazon
  • Michael Stocker -- Hear Where We Are: Sound, Ecology, and Sense of Place (amazon)
  • Anthony Storr -- Solitude a Return to the Self (amazon)
  • Anthony Storr -- Music and the Mind (amazon)
  • Shunryu Suzuki -- Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind (amazon) [R]
  • Paul Virilio -- The Vision Machine (amazon)
  • George Kingsley Zipf -- Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort: An Introduction to Human Ecology (amazon) upside-down / current / cycle / stage  :: trail(s) -- Æ


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