By Ana María Ochoa Gautier

In this audacious e-book, Ana María Ochoa Gautier explores how listening has been vital to the creation of notions of language, song, voice, and sound that ascertain the politics of lifestyles. Drawing essentially from nineteenth-century Colombian resources, Ochoa Gautier locates sounds produced by way of assorted residing entities on the juncture of the human and nonhuman. Her "acoustically tuned" research of a wide range of texts unearths a number of debates at the nature of the aural. those discussions have been principal to a politics of the voice harnessed within the carrier of the construction of other notions of personhood and belonging. In Ochoa Gautier's groundbreaking paintings, Latin the United States and the Caribbean end up a ancient web site the place the politics of lifestyles and the politics of expression inextricably entangle the musical and the linguistic, wisdom and the sensorial.

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