3D audiobook production & commercial publication
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Approaching the third decade of the XXI century, words such as “writing” or “publishing” should suggest a wider range of meanings.
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Who has ever really listened to a word?
When it comes to listening to words, ears commonly tend to focus on a limited range of decoding processes. From meaning to subliminal tone and intensity clues, most of the cognitive effort goes into ‘understanding’ the speaker. From a broader aural point of view, that’s quite a poor listening, even for a single spoken word. Spoken words are not just symbols –such as those flat, typed words on a screen or on paper– but real things, physical objects, living events in our 3-dimensional world.
Why poetry? To paraphrase computer jargon, our attraction to poetry is an “object-oriented” fascination. Within such an unfathomable field, we avow a clear inclination towards its shareable, objectual side over the subjective, solipsistic one. That does not mean we are not deeply open to collaborate actively –we are– with poets and aesthetics all ’round…