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Radio Revolten: 30 Days Of Radio Art edited by Aufermann, Hahmann, Washington & Wendt

Radio Revolten: 30 Days Of Radio Art edited by Knut Aufermann, Helen Hahmann, Sarah Washington & Ralf Wendt

Published by Spector Books, paperback, 300 pp, 2019

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Spector Books writes:

“Art institutions such as Tate Modern, São Paulo Biennial and Documenta have recognised that an ongoing artistic use of the airwaves has generated an autonomous genre called Radio Art. Over the last few decades independent radio stations in North America and Europe have provided crucial support for this art form to develop and flourish. In October 2016 the international radio art festival Radio Revolten, organised by community radio station CORAX, brought together radio artists in Halle (Saale) in Germany. Radio Revolten featured a dedicated radio art station as well as installations, live performances, conferences, workshops and public interventions. This book documents the world’s most extensive radio art festival, which presented community radio as an open-access medium for cultural use.”

Participants included Gregory Whitehead, Anna Friz, Willem de Ridder, Chris Cutler, Dinahbird, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Aki Onda, Tom Roe, Mark Vernon, Celine Bernard & Anna Raimondo, Resonance Radio Orchestra, Felix Kubin, Mary Stark, Caroline Kraabel, Udo Noll, Hartmut Geerken & Famoudou Don Moye and Julia Drouhin.

Texts by Knut Aufermann, Helen Hahmann, Sarah Washington and Ralf Wendt, with additional contributions by Xentos Fray Bentos, Anna Friz, Hartmut Geerken, Lucinda Guy, Martin Hartung, Lukas Holfeld, Udo Israel, Tina Klatte, Jan Langhammer, Sophea Lerner, Michael Nicolai, Gabi Schaffner, Helen Thein, Nina Westermann, Gregory Whitehead, Florian Wüst and Elisabeth Zimmermann.