Music in the Wires Symposium

The Turntable


Charles Mudede

Originally from Zimbabwe, Charles Tonderai Mudede is the book editor for The Stranger, an alternative Seattle weekly. An adjunct professor at Pacific Lutheran University, Mudede is also a founding member of the Seattle Research Institute (
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Cardboard Resistance


Phillip Vannini

Phillip Vannini is a professor at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. His published works on music and popular culture theory have dealt with issues of commodification of memory, seduction, and standardization of taste.
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Noise Music and the End of Sound


Paul Hegarty

Paul Hegarty is an associate professor at University College Cork, Ireland, where he has taught in the French department since 1996, specializing in 20th century thought and visual culture. He has published a book and articles on Bataille as well as articles on performance art, architecture and conceptual art. His essay on “Japanese Noise Music” was published in CTheory. Hegarty is also a practicing artist. He has most recent book is titled Jean Baudrillard: Live Theory (Continuum)

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Music in the Wires Performances


Performances by Paul Hegarty, Steve Gibson, Arthur and Marilouise Kroker, Jackson 2bears and Kristen Roos.

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