A sonic geography of voice: Towards an affective politics

Anja Kanngieser

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This paper seeks to extend disciplinary investigation by calling for a geography of voice and a politics of speaking and of listening. It explores the different characteristics of voices, their affective and ethico-political forces, and how they make public spaces. Through its polyphonic method of text, audio illustrations and recorded interviews with participants in radical political organization, the experience of the paper itself is a political gesture, one that invites the listener-reader to consider the histories, narratives and assumptions that underpin her own reception of them.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-353
JournalProgress in Human Geography
Issue number3
Early online date10 Nov 2011
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012


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