Holochergasse 32/Top I
A- 1150 Wien
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| Donnerstag, 28.
Jänner 2010, 18.30 Uhr
Taking the Scenic Route: Making Music
in Berlin and Montreal
lectures by Geoff Stahl (in english)
This discussion will outline a book project dedicated to the study
of making music in Berlin and Montreal. The book's primary
focus is on the image of place, noting how the figure of the divide
circulates in discourses about musicmaking. It does this in relation
to a rich bohemian pedigree borne by each city, noting how these histories
inform the urban imaginary and thus musical practice. As a way of
introducing this project, the talk will address issues of comparison
and exemplification as well as the deployment of terms such as scene
Geoff Stahl is a Lecturer in Media
Studies at Victoria University in Wellington, Aotearoa-New Zealand.
His research involves the study of urban culture and popular music,
and he has published on cities such as Berlin, Montreal and Wellington.