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In the Field: The art of field recording
This is a collection of interviews with contemporary sound artists who use field recording in their work. From its early origins in wildlife sound and in ethnographic research, field recording has expanded over the last few decades into a diverse range of practices which explore and investigate aspects of the lived environment, from the microscopic to the panoramic, throug ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published 2013 by Uniformbooks
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For quite a long time I was convinced that Field Recording is just another technique or tools of artistic mode under the label 'sound art,' however, through this book I learnt that field recording is not merely a tool. It is an autonomous art form that could work properly with other disciplines like anthropology and ethnography - which is perfectly explain by Steve Feld. It is important to note the position of field recording in the recent years; as an art form, documentary, geographical mapping ...more