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Interviews with Pioneering Women in Sound
I have embarked on a new project this past summer, a collaboration with Australian sound artist Majena Mafe on her burgeoning web project girrlsound archiving and calling attention to women working in the sonic arts. The particular piece I am starting with is an ongoing series of interviews beginning with female pioneers in the field of sound. I imagine later the interviews will branch out to other categories: sound sculptors, composers, improvisors, etc. but for the moment I am really enjoying conversing with these amazing and groundbreaking women. The basic format I am using is a standard set of 10 questions I ask each pioneer plus 2 individual questions specific to the individual artist’s practice.
You can see the first 2 interviews featuring Annea Lockwood and Pauline Oliveros up online.
People: Heather Dewey-Hagborg
Tags: art, girrlsound, sound, women, bio-art, biomaterials, DNA, sculpture, surveillance