cassette tape; seen but not heard

Added on by Janine.
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Here's a very intriguing series by Terence Hannum.

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"Typically one does not engage with the material of the cassette. Unless it was being eaten by a tape player, the average consumer never gazed upon its reflective spool. To this point most media requires a certain precious handling of it, the CD, DVD and LP require the listener to hold only the edge." 

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"Perhaps speaking to the ubiquity of the digital file these days, the MP3, FLAC, WAV and others have no real handling instructions. I want to focus on the surface as an engaging texture."

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"I am a visual artist and musician who has used cassette tape in my music and now my material and subject in my visual art. I have an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and teach Art Foundations at Stevenson University outside Baltimore."

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