Sounds matter

As you stare up at the ceiling you are treated to a psychedelic display of constantly changing shapes that meld and split, and go with the musical flow.

By
August 31, 2017 21:22
The Sound and Matter in Design exhibition offers a new angle on audio aesthetics.

The Sound and Matter in Design exhibition offers a new angle on audio aesthetics.. (photo credit: SHAY BEN EPHRAIM)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

In this information-laden day and age we tend to filter out data we feel interfere with our attempt to home in on the core of the matter in hand. This is often not even a proactive, conscious course of action – rather our brain simply keeps the “superfluous” stuff under wraps.

But what about sound? Here, too, we are bombarded from all angles. Ever walked along a downtown street and consciously listened to the cacophony to which we are constantly subjected? Cars, trucks, buses, motorbikes, construction works, not to mention our fellow humans prattling on vociferously on their cellphones and, if we are fortunate and sensitive enough, we might even catch the intermittent diverse calls of some of our feathered friends on high.

Read More...

Related Content