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"I am sitting in a room different from the one you are in now. I am recording the sound of my speaking voice and I am going to play it back into the room again and again until the resonant frequencies of the room reinforce themselves so that any semblance of my speech, with perhaps the exception of rhythm, is destroyed… read more

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  • Avatar for usita4
  • Avatar for interhole
    i am shitting in a room.. sorry, i had to
    really inspiring
  • Avatar for Tron1276
    Amazing. . .
  • Avatar for mcflyyoubojo
    natural resonant frequencies
  • Avatar for LoLo4386
    oh hello again lovely! today I haven't got 43:45 but another time- ok?
  • Avatar for elcruusto
    Why does he 'regard this activity not so much as a demonstration of a physical fact, but more as a way to smooth out any irregularities [his] speech might have'? If this is just a special effect surely it should be contextualised. The way in which the piece is framed seems much more like a way to demonstrate the acoustic phenomenon.
  • Avatar for abunono
    When I first played this I skipped through after hearing the paragraph a couple of times, advancing it about 5 mins at a time to see how it developed, and of course, by the end, it's imppossible to make out the words... what amazed me though is that when I listened to it again, this time not skipping through and just lied and listened with my eyes closed... this time I was able to get through the whole CD keeping track of the words... I was actually suprised when it ended because I was still following what he was saying! Try it at home! [2]
  • Avatar for amscab
    So much more original at the time and so much less pretentious than most of the conceptual art bull**** we get nowadays... :)
  • Avatar for catquarks
    The only time I have time to listen to the entirety of this is here, at work! Cuz the room he's sitting in is more interesting than the one I'm sitting in.

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