Orage ou feu de camp sonore : Do The Right Thing, l'écoute musicale (en) publi(c)que et l'interaction

Abstract : This paper, about listening music in urban public space (by the way of transistors, ghetto-blaster or mp3 player), mainly follows the track of one of the rare fictions including ghetto-blaster as a key of action, Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989). Ties between sounds and space are considered from a pragmatist sound epistemology, above all interested in sound effects; this means that sounds are necessarily linked with a form of life. This one - in the movie: Bed-Stuy, a mainly African-American district in New-York City - daily tolerates relatively loud sounds, but treats as pathological those which prevent interaction, may make it fail. In this framework, we finally recover a cardinal principle of interaction organization, stemming from Goffman sociology: one of the origins of its defeat lies in the incapacity of one or more of the partners to dispense his (their) attention in the right way (the one of the situation and its definition).
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Anthony Pecqueux. Orage ou feu de camp sonore : Do The Right Thing, l'écoute musicale (en) publi(c)que et l'interaction. 2012. ⟨hal-00911191⟩



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