Shop > Artists' Books


Figures in Air: Essays Toward a Philosophy of Audio

Micah Silver
Inventory Press
Artists' Books
13.5 × 20.5 cm
111 pp
Theory, Audio

Emerging artist and theorist Micah Silver elaborates on the impact of audio on human behavior and social space. Silver’s research ranges from Meillassoux and a triangulation of audio’s trans-substance, to Yves Klein’s Air Architecture, through La Monte Young’s Dream House, and culminates in a discussion of historically significant audio systems and their importance as ephemeral social architectures made of air.

Micah Silver is an artist and curator who studied music at Wesleyan and in MIT’s Art, Culture and Technology program. His work has been produced by Mass MoCA, Issue Project Room, Palais de Tokyo, and OK Zentrum, among other venues internationally.

  1. Figures in Air

Related Items

  1. Air Show
  2. Keith Haring: Manhattan Penis Drawings for Ken Hicks
  3. String Figures: The Collections of Harry Smith, Volume II
  4. Gerhard Richter: Comic Strip
  5. More Than Real: Art in the Digital Age
  6. Michael Dumontier and Micah Lexier: Call Ampersand Response
  7. Paul Collins: VENT
  8. Michael Werner: White Squirrel Buttons
  9. John Fahey: Paintings
  10. Public Collectors
  11. Vito Acconci, lynda benglis, Louise Bourgeois, Gerard Byrne, George Chakravarthi, Judy Chicago, vaginal davis, Wim Delvoye, Elmgreen & Dragset, VALIE EXPORT, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, harmony hammond, claudette johnson, Mary Kelly, Yayoi Kusama, and Robert: Sexuality
  12. Pascal Gielen: No Culture, No Europe
  13. Donal McGraith: Leaving No Mark: Prolegomena to an Evanescent Art
  14. Avery F. Gordon: Ghostly Matters
  15. BaJia House 2
  16. Air inside the bones

Gonçalo Sena
  17. Fly: Peops #8
  18. Stephen Gill: Coming Up For Air
  19. Micah Danges and Faryal Maroof: IRENE
  20. Banu Cenetoglu: Scary Asian Men (re-updated and expanded)
  21. Jannis Schulze: San Carlos
  22. Divya Mehra: Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
  23. Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia
  24. Tim Lee: 162 People
  25. Whispers: Ulay on Ulay
  26. Paul P and Collier Schorr: Nonchaloir
  27. Alec Finlay: Specimen Colony
  28. Micah Lexier: A Portrait of David
  29. Jean Gagnon: Pornography in the Urban World
  30. October 148
  31. Sidsel Meineche Hansen and Tom Vandeputte: Politics of Study
  32. Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World
  33. Hotel Theory Reader
  34. Honoré de Balzac: Treatise on Modern Stimulants