Author Archives: hernoise

Still Waiting Discussion Group

The Still Waiting Discussion Group is a student-focused and led research group that emerged through the shared desire to address the lack of diversity experienced on the BA Sound Arts and Design curriculum at London College of Communication, University of … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Ego Ahaiwe Sowinski

Consolidate, Save, Migrate: My Sonic Bio A journey that began in 2013 has definitely been one that put process first, patience second. The piece, composed through interviews, captures my sonic journey with Holly Ingleton who invited me to curate this … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Lisa Busby

‘We are part of an American tradition that was arcane 40 years ago: the non-virtuoso artist, the artist that should not have been, birthed of suburbs and average intelligence. Hitting the subconscious by accident, communicating out of a sweaty desperate … Continue reading

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Slow Runner: Her Noise Archive II

Taking the form of moving image work and rarely shown archival material, Slow Runner: Her Noise Archive II brings together new and existing content from the Her Noise Archive, circling, referencing, and extending links to Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz’s new film … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Maximilian Spiegel

My visits to the Her Noise Archive helped me get an overview of discussion and research at the intersections of gender and experimental music while also hinting at numerous specific paths. Such lessons have also impacted my research practices. To … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: AGF

I remember a moment of bass massage in Kaffe Matthews Sonic Bed in her studio in 2006 in London with Eliane Radigue, Kaffe Matthews, Ryoko Akama and me eight months pregnant with my daughter Lumi. I cherish this memory like … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Andra McCartney

Watching, listening, writing to the hernoise archive Watching the video interview with Christina Kubisch on Hernoise, I am reminded again of the importance of this multi-faceted and growing archive for contemporary research in sound, gender and technology. I have read … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Fender Schrade

I would like to contribute to the Her Noise Archive by introducing topics from the field of trans studies and activism on the intersections of sound art and sound engineering. In electronic and electroacoustic music, the process of recording music … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Greta Pistaceci

The Shaggs may not be one of the first examples that come to mind when thinking of notable female sound practitioners and role models for women in the sound arts. They are often not taken seriously: their music’s “ineptitude” something … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Jenny Graf Sheppard

From the Her Noise Archive, I have chosen Frances Dyson’s book, Sounding New Media: Immersion and Embodiment in Arts and Culture. Though not the central focus of her book, she addresses two things that have always intrigued me about sound; … Continue reading

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Vocal Folds Symposium

An international symposium exploring the female voice with performances, talks and live music inspired by the Her Noise Archive with Gudrun Gut, AGF, Jenny Hval, Nina Power, Cara Tolmie, Anne Karpf, Maggie Nicols, Holly Ingleton, Cathy Lane, Lina Džuverović and Catti … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Ain Bailey

My selection from the Her Noise Archive is the interview with Else Marie Pade by Henriette Heise and Jakob Jakobsen for Free Utv in 2005. The film’s informal nature provides a charming, mostly sonic, portrait of Pade. She converses in … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Nina Power

Choosing an artifact from the Her Noise Archive of personal significance, Nina Power has selected the LP picture disc, Can’t – New Secret, from Jessica Rylan Rrrecords in 2003 (catalogue no: HN/1/5/014). Linking with the theme of punk and extending … Continue reading

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Her Noise Archive is a resource of collected materials investigating music and sound histories in relation to gender bringing together a wide network of women artists who use sound as a medium.  Whilst it exists as a physical archive, key … Continue reading

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Guest Curator: Tara Rodgers

Daphne Oram, An Individual Note of Music, Sound and Electronics (Galliard Paperbacks, 1972). At the outset of An Individual Note of Music, Sound and Electronics (1972), Daphne Oram greets her readers with this declaration: “Music, sound and electronics… each of … Continue reading

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