Your body is not just perceiving sounds, your body is a medium, a medium of sounds. Our thoughts are not only shaped by a seemingly incorporeal intellectual alphabet. This interdisciplinary project combining intellectual, sonic and visual thinking appears at Norient and comes with an audio and visual piece by the sound artist and film maker Johannes Plank. This 'ensemble‘ – sound, design work and essay – depicts the materiality of sound and how the body
In this sonic fiction essay Luise Wolf enters an intimate dialogue with Jenny Hval. Her song "That Battle is Over" reflects an inner reality depressed by political battles that have been lost.
Music is more than just melodies and rhythm. It has a guttural level, and contains sound that is free from symbolic meanings. The singer Audrey Chen is obsessed with these acoustic materialities and creates a sonic language with her voice.