“Awakened Silence: A Projected Performance” by Dickey

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    Awakened Silence: A Projected Performance

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    Awakened Silence is a projected performance that memorializes lives lost in recent mass shootings. It draws from the experience of first responders hearing the incessant sounds of phones after appearing on the scene.

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    1. “List of mass shootings in the United States,” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mass_shootings_in_the_United_States, accessed 26 January 2019.

    2. M. Pearson, “Eerie Sounds of Cell Phones amid Disaster Adds to First-Responder Toll,” CNN, Cable News Network, 29 January 2013, www.cnn.com/2013/01/28/health/cell-phones-death/index.html, accessed 26 January 2019.

    3. Pearson {2}.

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    10. G. Cranz, The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design (New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2013) pp. 15–17.

    11. M. McLuhan, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964).

    12. J. Naish, “Warning: Brain Overload,” The Times, 2 June 2009, www.thetimes.co.uk/article/warning-brain-overload-fv6sc7gmvb8, accessed 26 January 2019.

    13. Naish {12}.

    14. McLuhan {11} p. 33.


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