By Brandon LaBelle
Brandon LaBelle lines auditory lifestyles via a topographic constitution: starting with underground territories, via to the house as a domain, after which additional, to streets and neighborhoods, and at last to the sky itself. This constitution follows sound because it looks in particular auditory designs, because it is mobilized inside a number of cultural initiatives, and queries the way it involves movement via way of life as a medium for social transformation. Acoustic Territories uncovers the embedded tensions and potentiality inherent to sound because it exists within the daily areas round us.
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Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life by Brandon LaBelle