For the first piece in series ‘Practices of Musicking’, Suzi Asa attempts to understand her musical experience in Turkish taverns (‘meyhanes’) through illustrations that she terms ‘meyhanescapes’. Exploring the extra-sonic, embodied aspects of this ‘musicking’ experience, her visualisations allow us to rethink the nature of music and musical perception as based in practice – and not merely as aural ‘practices of listening’.
Ahead of the publication of our first issue, themed ‘Practices of Listening’, Zeno Siemens reports from this workshop exploring coloniality and race in sound, archives, listening technologies and practices.
Read more about our upcoming issue and theme ‘Practices of Listening’, as well as February’s launch event.
The deadline for this call for papers has now passed. 1.1 Practices of Listening will be published on January 24. For the first issue of Soapbox , a graduate journal for cultural analysis, we invite submissions that explore listening as a critical practice. With this topic, we aim to bring together accounts of listening as…