Site-specific text as a prompt for affective atmospheres in transient urban spaces.

  • Maria Papadomanolaki (Presenter)

Activity: External talk or presentationInvited talk


Drawing from her ongoing site-specific body of work and her custom methodology, the paper will attemt to present Papadomanolaki's reflections on the role of text in her practice. More specifically she will be discussing the relationship between text, atmosphere and listening in her work as part of what she coins a sonic perceptual ecology.How can the transient atmosphere of a site be echoed in fragmented site-specific text? How do we listen to atmospheres and how can the text enrich, disrupt or envelop us within the passing- through constellation of an atmosphere? The argument will be supported by examples of work, audience testimonies that Papadomanolaki has been gathering throughout the years.
Period30 Nov 2018
Event titleAffective Atmospheres: Site-specific sound, neighborhood music and the social formation
Event typeSeminar
LocationBeirut, LebanonShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • site specific
  • atmoshpere
  • text
  • live audio transmissio
  • soundwalk