Ambient media : Japanese atmospheres of self (Book, 2016) []
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Ambient media : Japanese atmospheres of self

Ambient media : Japanese atmospheres of self

Author: Paul Roquet
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Roquet
ISBN: 9780816692446 0816692440 9780816692460 0816692467
OCLC Number: 1029506960
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: reading the air --
Background music of the avant-garde: the quiet boom of Erik Satie --
The sound of embodied security: imaginary landscapes of ambient music --
Moving with the rhythms of the city: ambient video attunements --
Soft fascinations in shallow depth: compositing ambient space --
Subtractivism: low-affect living with ambient cinema --
Healing style: ambient literature and the aesthetics of calm --
Responsibility: Paul Roquet


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"Through a series of probing interventions, Paul Roquet generates a new environment for Japan studies-one that takes into account the faint, ambient, receding, and ubiquitous immaterialities that Read more...

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