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How to Swarm: Researching Sounds of Football's Play

Trail, Margaret (2010) How to Swarm: Researching Sounds of Football's Play. Creative Approaches to Research, 3 (1). pp. 67-81. ISSN 1835-9434 (print) 1835-9442 (online)

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Abstract

This article considers how discussion of football sound is missing from critical discourse and proposes ways to research it, in order to admit it. In the article I attempt to communicate both by explanation and by deploying particular, absorbing properties of anecdote, conjecture and playfulness. Absorption, in reading, sounding and play, is of particular concern to this article and I aim to involve my reader in this, as much as elaborating ideas. I am concerned to find ways to understand that which has been poorly served-cannot be conveyed-by explanation alone, but must be felt in relation to forces of play in order to yield (to understanding). This paper aims to open more playing-space, the better to wrest more understanding.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID21042, football, swarm intelligence, Australian football, sound
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
SEO Classification > 9501 Arts and Leisure
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 22 May 2012 00:47
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2012 04:29
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/7017
DOI: 10.3316/CAR0301067
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