Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 19 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Journeys in and through sound

Guest Editors: Alison Baker, Todd Anderson-Kunert

Listening as practice: a month in Ólafsfjörður

Kim Munro

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the practice as research of a site-specific audio documentary project made while on a residency in North Iceland.

Daddy Diary for the daughter of the future: a sound-based archive

David Prescott-Steed

The purpose of this paper is to explore a range of questions and problems pertaining to a sound-based project that the author began half-way through 2011. Called Daddy Diary, this…

Battle for truth: poetic interruptions into symbolic violence through sound portraits

Alison Baker

Racialised misrepresentation circulated en masse can be understood as a form of symbolic and cultural violence. Such misrepresentations create a dominant cultural narrative that…

The affective quality of sound: repositioning the listener

Fiona Josephine Macdonald

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the possibilities of performative research practices in the dissemination of social science research. The paper introduces the benefits…

Noise transformation: A critical listening-based methodology for the design of motorway soundscapes

Jordan Lacey, Sarah Pink, Lawrence Harvey, Stephan Moore

The purpose of this paper is to report the results of an industry-funded qualitative interdisciplinary research project that has produced a new approach to motorway noise…

Sound, listening and the moving image

Polly Stanton

As an artist working with sound and the moving image, an in-between space is revealed, a flux between two distinct mediums that intersect as temporal experience and sensory…

“Almost there”: sonically controlled vibrators, sound, and emotions

Todd Anderson-Kunert

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how practice-led research within the sonic practice references what Smith and Dean (2009) describe as the “The Iterative Cyclic Web,”…

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