Rolf Langebartels
Internetproject Soundbag

update from November 9th, 2003
Until the year 2020 perception will gain an enormous importance with regard to communication. A general aestheticalization (─sthetisierung) will follow. Issues of truth will be outplayed easily by issues of design.
An example for this process is the development of the radio. With broadcasting the word is already today nearly totally pushed to the edges. The word has been superseded by music, talking has been superseded by formatted surfaces of music, and information by timbre. Meaning disappears in sound.
Lorenz Engell
Perception and Communication
The author is professor for the philosophy of media at the Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany and chairman of the programming committee of the Landes-
medienanstalt of Thuringia, Germany.
from Berliner Zeitung , 1./2.11.2003
SOUNDBAG is an internet project by Rolf Langebartels. A collection of items relating to Sound Art and Audio Art. Contributions are welcome. Please send them to the email address below.
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