Acts of Listening / Regimiento De Infanteria Maipo

33°01’36.0″S 71°38’10.3″W

microphone, amplifier, headphones

If from time to time I ascribe independent agency to noise, I hope to catch myself at paragraph’s end and return us to the people, hard-pressed, middling or wealthy, young or middling or centenarian, urban or rural or suburban, military or civilian, who give meaning to noise.

quote source: Hillel Schwartz - Making Noise - From Babel to the Big Bang and Beyond, MIT University Press, 2011