Altered Books

GHOArt, Books

Wildenboer_Webster's Dictionary

Books are many things. They contain variegated meanings and activate our imagination. For me at least, they occupy a sacred space, as though they are semi-conscious objects. Books are the only items besides my record collection and a few family heirlooms that have traveled with me my entire life. I would be heartbroken if they were destroyed. It’s interesting, then, … Read More

Pictures of Sound

GHOAudio, Books, Digitization, Music


A definition of recorded sound seems fairly straightforward: a capture of sound waves over a period of time that can be played back and listened to. In his 2012 book, Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980-1980, Patrick Feaster challenges this definition, arguing that the only necessary condition for a document to be a sound recording is … Read More