English Abstract : Experimental

« Experimental »: The term “experimental” applied to artistic practices might be seen in the sense of trial linked to experience. Any sound production practice implies a degree of trial and error, of experimentation in order to reach the optimum of the desired result. A series of trials are necessary to arrive at a satisfactory solution according to the ear of the practitioner or to those of the external listeners. In making reference to experience, one implies that the trials are to be done in the framework of an interaction between a human being and a concrete material.
Reference: Experimental Systems, Future Knowledge in Artistic Research, ed. Michael Schwab, Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium, Leuwen: Leuwen University Press, 2013. This publication is centered on the work of Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, director of the Max Planck Institute for the history of science.

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