Recent News

Listening to the Other, a new book by DXARTS Affiliate Faculty Stefan Östersjö

Our contemporary, globalized society demands new forms of listening. But what are these new forms? In Listening to the Other, Stefan Östersjö challenges conventional understandings of the ways musicians listen. He develops a transmodal understanding of listening that is situated in the body—a body that is extended by its mediation through musical instruments and other technologies. Listening habits can turn these tools—and even the body itself—into resistant objects or musical Others.

EUMETSAT images of A-68A from December 2020 – February 2021. Courtesy of John Tellick via EUMETCast.

Listening Space, the on-going collaboration between DXARTS faculty Afroditi Psarra and textile designer Audrey Briot, winner of the 2019 Bergstrom Award for Art and Science, is featured in the essay 'Planetary Radio', which forms part of the Sonic Continuum strand of The Contemporary Jour

The interdisciplinary course Dance 295/Drama 285/DXARTS 295: Creativity as Research is in the news! Check out the story "Creative Progress" by Carin Moonin:

https://artsci.washington.edu/news/2021-02/creative-progress

"Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking"

The work of DXARTS Assistant Professor Afroditi Psarra is featured in the 3rd edition of Nicolas Collins' "Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking", in Chapter 16 Soft Circuitry: An Introduction to E-textile Interfaces by Lara and Sarah Grant.

"Voices+Voids: Reclaiming and Transcoding Our Data as Performance" the artistic collaboration between Afroditi Psarra (DXARTS), Audrey Desjardins (Design), and Bonnie Whiting (Music) which was presented through a website launch, a moderated discussion and an online performance organized by the Jacob Lawrence Gallery and curated by Emily Zimmerman is featured on the Seattle Channel: