Elaborating nothing: John Cage's aesthetics of silence

Project leader:
Magnus Andersson

Project period:
2006 – 2009

Approach:
Research

Topic:
Composition, Aesthetics of music, Contemporary music

Fellowship project
Ph.D in Performance Practice

How do you to play "nothing"? How do you listen to a pause? Can silence have its own history and aesthetics?

Read more about the project in Norwegian.

PhD dissertation

The dissertation is available at the library:

Elaborating nothing: John Cage's aesthetics of silence

Project leader

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Magnus Andersson

Former employee (Ph.D. candidate 2006–2009)


Last updated: 10. January 2017