The concepts of isolation – in social, geographic and virtual settings have spawned various creative investigations over the centuries. Guided by the philosophical premise of social theorists such as Zygmunt Bauman, Room40 and the University Of Tasmania collaborated in the curation of a series of sound artworks, found sound pieces and musical interjections spurred on by the notion of ‘isolation’.
The results of the contributions vary widely but all meditate on the states of being alone or in situations whereby you are disconnected from familiar codes, social spaces and protocols.
*In this sprawling audio "cycle", Stephan explores analogue sounds and drones that are peaceful, subtle and abstract at times. Like any large compendium, one must revisit it time and again to capture all that is exquisitely presented. If resolute, there are many beautiful rewards to discover here.
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Interview about Radiance:
Wonderful drone-work by a master of the form. Snippets of mysterious short wave radio broadcasts evolves into huge, otherworldly symphonies related to Ligetis Lux Aeterna, but warmer and more humane. Absolutely absorbing!