The first issue of the experimental music annual review. Dossier John Cage
(headed by Matthieu Saladin
): in depth studies and articles (Philip Gentry, Sarah Troche, Jean-Yves Bosseur
, Xabier Erkizia, Seth Kim-Cohen, Michael Pisaro, Sophie Stévance, Mattin
) and free reflection papers (Matthieu Saladin
, Radu Malfatti, Toshiya Tsunoda, Jérôme Noetinger
), documents, critical reviews and reports (Philip Thomas, Rob Haskins, Ivana Miladinović Prica, Cyrille Bret
is a new research publication dedicated to
and experimental music
. Published annually and bilingually
(French, English), its ambition is to create an
interdisciplinary and international space of reflection
for this practices, in all its aesthetic diversity.
, as John Cage
showed so well in 4'33''
a moment of silence observed by an instrumentalist
during the whole period of a movement. By
extension, it becomes, as the title of this publication,
a moment of introspection, of reflectivity and reflection,
where music interrupts itself to give way to
research and theoretical questioning.
aims, in this way, on the side of sound arts and experimental
music, to contribute to the renewal of theoretical
research by confronting and intersecting artists and musicians'
speeches, studies coming from aesthetics and philosophy
of art, from the critical renewal of musicology,
from cultural studies and gender studies, from political
thought, from social sciences and geography.
is part of the Ohcetecho
series, dedicated to sound arts and experimental music, published by Les presses du réel (editorial board: Matthieu Saladin
and Yvan Etienne