Appel à contributions – Journal of Sonic Studies – 15 janvier 2022

Appel à contributions pour la revue Journal of Sonic Studies sur le thème « Sound in the (Post-)Soviet Realm »

« The sonic history of the USSR and the Post-Soviet realm that succeeded it, is rich and turbulent. The 2013 book *Sound in Z* by Andrey Smirnov introduced the world to the daring sound experiments of the Soviet avant-gardists of the 1920s. From the city-wide noise symphonies of Arseny Avraamov to the first electronic instruments of Leon Theremin to experiments with sounds drawn on paper or film, the futuristic optimism of the first decade following the revolution unleashed an explosion of sonic artistry. While the strict censorship and state control over the arts forced sound artists underground or into applied work, the Soviet sonic creativity persisted on the margins, or even wholly outside, of the state-controlled art world: in the kinetic sound sculptures of the Dvizhenie art group, the explorations of light and sound by the researchers of the Prometheus Institute, or the extravagant performances of the Pop-Mechanics movement, for example. »

Date limite de soumission : 15 janvier 2022

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ISSN : 2368-7061
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