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.
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.
A UW student's 3D video game depicts life during COVID-19 pandemic for people of color
During the pandemic, many people have leaned into art and hobbies to ease the stress of everyday life.