Sensing Shared Places: Designing a mobile audio streaming environment by Rui Chaves and Pedro Rebelo :: This paper addresses mobile audio streaming in the context of sharing a sense of place. This action is mediated by the network, the body and remote listening. These elements are essential in the concept and design of a platform for audio transmission ( liveshout ), that aims at intersecting mobility within the realms of radio, network and transmission art.
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In 1933, F.T. Marinetti and Pino Masnata in the manifesto La Radia, propose the appearance of a cosmic form of radio that will surpass all forms of previous media, such as Books, Theater or Cinema. It does so by destroying narrative, imensifying space and amplifying the immaterial, the vibrations of living beings and nonliving beings. This apparatus folds time-space and in the process allows for its performance, where the:
“Struggles of noises and of various distances, that is, spatial drama joined with temporal drama” (Marinetti and Masnata 1992: 268)
The previous work in networked music reflects some of these issues. Audio connection between geographically displaced sites suggests the development of strategies that envisage the rendering of this new shared environment… Read more: http://people.brunel.ac.uk/bst/vol1001/ruichaves/home.html