IMPROVe: Exploring modes of listening

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Takala, Päivi
dc.contributor.author Widerberg, Richard
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-17T08:07:05Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-17T08:07:05Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/12556
dc.description.abstract In my thesis I explore how listening is shaped by the noise and sound reproduction machines of modernity to understand how this has influenced our environmental sonic awareness. I present a positive viewpoint of my experiences from working with sound, music and technology. From this viewpoint I introduce IMPROVe which is a concept for listening to, recording and improvising with the sounds from everyday life. The practical implementation of this concept includes the experimental use of mobile phones for engaging with the sonic environment. I developed a working prototype using the mobile phone and the computer to enhance the activities in the IMPROVe concept. It has been used in workshops and performances where the idea has been to work with site-specific sounds to promote the attentive and critical listening to the environment by the participants. en
dc.format.extent 51
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject.other New media en
dc.title IMPROVe: Exploring modes of listening en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Media Lab en
dc.contributor.department Medialaboratorio fi
dc.subject.keyword sound en
dc.subject.keyword sonic awareness en
dc.subject.keyword sonic environment en
dc.subject.keyword mobile phones en
dc.subject.keyword site-specific sounds en
dc.subject.keyword listening en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201401281218
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Tikka, Heidi
dc.programme Uuden median maisteriohjelma fi


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