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Listening around: Sonic extractions of the electromagentic spectrum (2018)
Journal Article
Dillon, T. (in press). Listening around: Sonic extractions of the electromagentic spectrum. Journal of Sonic Studies,

This paper opens with sound 0018 HF-pc lookingforwifi, taken from Martin Howse and Shintaro Miyazaki’s online archive Sonic Archaeology. The number (0018) refers to the order in the catalogue and the sound of the high frequencies (HF) that were picke... Read More about Listening around: Sonic extractions of the electromagentic spectrum.

Working the break point: Maintenance, repair and failure in art (2017)
Journal Article
Dillon, T. (2017). Working the break point: Maintenance, repair and failure in art

This article draws on repair practices within the arts, media and academia. Taking Mierle Laderman Ukeles, MANIFESTO FOR MAINTENANCE ART 1969! as a starting point the paper discusses what Schulz (2017) has referred to as the ‘turn’ towards repair. Em... Read More about Working the break point: Maintenance, repair and failure in art.

Sound of the breakdown (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Dillon, T. (2017, September). Sound of the breakdown. Presented at ISSTA International Festival and Conference on Sound in the Arts, Science and Technology (ISSTA 2017)

forthcoming

Reimagining the art institution as an open source civic organisation (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Dillon, T. (2017, June). Reimagining the art institution as an open source civic organisation. Presented at ISEA 2017

Free Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) is an encompassing term, which refers to the licenses associated with making the source code that is the instructions and language per se, which define how software works and is made available for others to rea... Read More about Reimagining the art institution as an open source civic organisation.

Sonic city folklores: The noise, the unheard & the Reenacted (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Dillon, T. (2017, March). Sonic city folklores: The noise, the unheard & the Reenacted. Presented at PLASMA

Sonic City Folklores: The Noise, The Unheard & The ReEnacted took a journey through four city-based works “star gone tones” (2005), “seeing at a distance” (2006), “sounds like here” (2012) and “Canary Songs” (2016), as well research into the artistic... Read More about Sonic city folklores: The noise, the unheard & the Reenacted.

Hospitality and ownership of spaces (2017)
Book Chapter
Dillon, T. (2017). Hospitality and ownership of spaces. In L. Manach, & S. Pop (Eds.), Creativity in Urban Context, 101-107. Future DiverCities

How can art open up new forms of hospitality and commoning in the city? Dillon’s URBAN HUT taps into this question of living art shaping civic reality in the city.

AMHARC
Digital Artefact
Dillon, T. AMHARC

Since the late 1960s Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) has become a dominant feature in many of our cities. Central to CCTV upkeep and maintenance is the addition of metal or plastic spikes, which are aimed at deterring birds from perching or nesting... Read More about AMHARC.