Private: Events 2

Seriality, Recording and the Aesthetics of the Database, Melissa Ragona

HISB 1006, 4:00 Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Melissa Ragona is Assistant Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University. Ragona’s critical and creative work focuses on sound design, film theory and new media practice and reception. Her essay, “Hidden Noise: Strategies of Sound Montage in the Films of Hollis Frampton,” appeared in the journal, October in 2004. She is currently completing a book manuscript: Readymade Sound: The Recording Aesthetics of Andy Warhol, which examines Warhol’s tape recording projects from the mid-sixties until the late 70s in light of the rich history of audio experiments in modern art in which sound and listening became central objects of study.