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Sounding Place

Authored by: Teri Rueb , Adriana de Souza e Silva

The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media Art

Print publication date:  July  2020
Online publication date:  July  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367197162
eBook ISBN: 9780429242816
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Location media scholar Adriana de Souza e Silva interviews locative media artist Teri Rueb, who has for decades made work around wayfaring, including locative media audiowalks that focus on bridging digital location information to physical environment—charting the vital act of listening to place and highlighting the importance of experiential soundings and the subjective “heard.” Rueb is best known for having established the form of GPS-based interactive installations, sometimes referred to as “locative media,” as early as 1997. Rueb’s work became a reference for generations of newer locative media artists interested in exploring the relationship between spaces, location-based technologies and mobility.

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