Deus ex machina: psychodynamics of identity in sound streams

Evans, François (2005) Deus ex machina: psychodynamics of identity in sound streams. In: 17th International Conference on systems research, Infomatics & cybernetics (The 7th Symposium on Systems Research in the Arts: Music, Environmental Design and the Choreography of Space), August 1 - 7, 2005, Baden-Baden, Germany.

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Abstract

In addressing the question of how the temporal Arts are ‘preserved’, this paper aims to throw light on the mind of the listener as interpreter-conspirator, by proposing that Peter Mark Roget (1779- 1869)’s ‘Classification of Ideas’ from the introduction to his Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852), can be viewed as the subjective presentation of the structure of a shared system of signification by which artists, spectators and auditors alike, make sense of their art.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (uncontrolled): abstraction, identity, ontology, sound transformation
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Music group
Item ID: 16986
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Depositing User: Francois Evans
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2015 11:08
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2019 17:25
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/16986

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