Making and playback of a cylinder recording on the Edison 'Fireside' Phonograph (ca. 1909), demonstrated by DEMA researcher Aleksander Kolkowski at the Media Lab of the University of Luxembourg in August 2021.
First tests of an original Stentorphone sounbox which had not been used in over 100 years. The aim of these tests is to compare the performance and the sound quality between the original and the polymer replica.
A report of the second international workshop of the DEMA project, held online on 18 December 2020. For this workshop, participants from various fields, including media history, art history, musicology, history of science, sensorial ethnography, contemporary composition and sound art were invited to share experiences on how to perform historical re-enactments and how experimental research can serve or operate in artistic practice.
Sound recording made with a Wilcox-Gay 'Recordio' 1C10 portable tape and disc recorder (ca. 1950). The recording, made by sound artist Aleksander Kolkowski, is a homage to Alvin Lucier's seminal electro-acoustic composition "I am Sitting in a Room" (1969).
A report of the first international workshop that was organized within the DEMA project, held at the C2DH on 17-18 December 2019. For this workshop, specialists from the fields of media history, art history and the history of science were invited to share best practices and experiences in documenting hands-on and experimental research.
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