Journal article

Subjective Beats Metaphor (1983), by Chris Mann and Warren Burt

Linda Kouvaras

The Open Space Magazine | Shame File Music | Published : 2020

Abstract

Extract from Chapter Three: ‘The Dawning of Australian Sound Art’, Loading the Silence: Australian Sound Art in the Post-Digital Age (Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate/Routledge) by Linda Kouvaras] The chapter from which this essay is extracted gives an overview of the 1970s evolution from late modernism to nascent postmodernism within the field of post-experimentalist sound art. Its focus in particular is on Melbourne’s CHCMC (Clifton Hill Community Music Centre), the originating venue and nurturing laboratory for much contemporary Melbourne sound art experimentation, where Chris Mann was a key figure. The following text presents a work by Mann and his oft-times collaborator, Warre..

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