The Books of ‘Render Visible’

Below are a list of the all the publications included in the exhibition ‘Render Visible’ – organized by Blonde Art Books and Matthew Walker. Many of these titles are exclusive to Blonde Art Books for this presentation. Please contact for more information or if you are interested in purchasing one of the books.

Independent Publications and Artists’ Books:

“Imaginary Landscapes No. 1” by Hannah Whitaker, 2012

“Notations 21” by Theresa Sauer. Mark Batty Publisher, 2009

“Sights + Sounds” by Little Paper Planes, 2010

“Between Thought and Sound: Graphic Notation in Contemporary Music” by the Kitchen, 2010

“Aural Marks” by Swill Children, 2010

“Bruit de Fond: Background Noise” JSBJ, 2012

“Agape” by Alex Waterman. Miguel Abreu Gallery, 2007

“Water Marks” by Guy Goldstein, 2009

“Text-Sound Texts” by Richard Kostelanetz, William Morrow, 1980

“Literal Violence” by Michel Pierssens. Lingua Press, 1977

“The Guests Go in To Supper: John Cage, Robert Ashley, Yoko Ono, Laurie Anderson, Et Al” Burning Books, 1986

“PAPER Play: Murmur” by Kenneth Gaburo. Lingua Press, 1976

“Ménage: for Soprano, Trumpet and Violin” by William Hibbard. Lingua Press, 1974

“Darkness 2: Music for Brass Quintet and Percussion” by Morgan Powell. Lingua Press, 1971

“Collaboration Two: Publishing as Ecosystem” by David Dunn and Kenneth Gaburo. Lingua Press, 1983

“Chris Mann and Grammar” by Chris Mann. Lingua Press, 1990

“Listen: Allos: Other Language: 41 Writers of 41 Writings” by Kenneth Gaburo. Lingua Press, 1980

“WHOLE LANGUAGE LANGUAGE Book One: And” by Kenneth Gaburo. Linga Press, 1976-7

“Tuesday” by Chris Mann. 1989

“I Can Walk Through the World As Music (first walk)” by Philip Corner. Printed Editions, 1980

“Sky Drift” by David Dunn. Lingua Press, 1979

“The Rationales” by Chris Mann. NMA Publications, 1986

“A View from the West” by Eric Segura. Lingua Press, 1991

“Biofeedback and the Arts: Results of Early Experiments” edited by David Rosenboom. Aesthetic Research Center of Canada, 1976

“Musicology and Other Delights” by Allen Skei. Lingua Press, 1978


No. 1 (Utility)
, 2003. With Robert Kelly, mARK oWEns, Holley Blackwell, Alicia Cohen, Matthew Marble, Seth Nehil, Joseph Bradshaw, Bethany Wright, and others.
No. 3 (Duals & Doubles), 2004. With Maryanne Amacher, John Pruitt, Sreshta Premnath, Kim Rosenfield, Joseph Keppler, Suzanne Joelson,  Eric Baus, David Abel, and others.
No. 4 (Topography), 2005. With Douglas Kahn Steven Connor, Phill Niblock, Julianne Swartz, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Rachel Daley, Seth Cluett, and others.
No. 5 (Autonomy), 2007. with  Jose Maceda, Arsenije Jovanovic, Michael Bullock, Luis Lopez, Alex Waterman, Sreshta Premnath,  and others.
Special Issue: ‘Tools of Mind’ edited by Matt Marble, 2008. Featuring Pauline Oliveros, Yasunao Tone, Giancarlo Toniutti, Heather Watkins, Scott Smallwood, Jonas Baes, and others.

Shifter 16: “Pluripotential” edited by Sreshta Prit Premnath and Warren Neidich. 2010

“Source: Music of the Avant-Garde” by Larry Austin. University of California Press, 2011

Edited by John Zorn. Granary Books, 2000
II Musicians on Music. Edited by John Zorn. With contributions from Butch Morris, Marina Rosenfeld,  Sylvie Courvoisier,  Milford Graves, Zeena Parkins, Bill Laswell and Uri Caine, and many more. Granary Books, 2007
III Musicians on Music. Edited by John Zorn. With contributions from Maryanne Amacher,  Makigami Koichi, Pamelia Kurstin, Sean Lennon, Christian Marclay, Eric Singer, and many more. Granary Books, 2008
IV Musicians on Music. Edited by John Zorn. With contributions from Kenneth Gaburo, Shelley Hirsch, Wayne Horvitz, Vijay Iyer, Gordon Mumma, Matana Roberts, and many more. Granary Books, 2009
V Musicians on Music, Magic and Mysticism. Edited by John Zorn. With contributions from Fred Frith, Meredith Monk, Mark Nauseef, Pauline Oliveros, Genesis P-Orridge, and many more. Granary Books, 2010
VI: Musicians on Music.  Edited by John Zorn. With contributions from Eve Beglarian, Alan Gilbert, Judd Greenstein,  Rudresh Mahanthappa, Jessica Pavone, Nate Wooley, and many more. Granary Books, 2012

History and Critical Writing:

“Beyond the Dream Syndicate: Tony Conrad and the Arts after Cage” by Branden W. Joseph. MIT Press, 2008

“NOISE: The Political Economy of Music” by Jacques Attali. University of Minnesota Press, 1985

“Deep Listening: A Composer’s Sound Practice” by Pauline Oliveros. Deep Listening Publications, 1985

“Listening to Noise and Silence: Towards a Philosophy of Sound Art” by Salome Voegelin. Continuum International Publishing Group, 2010

“Listening” by Jean-Luc Nancy. Fordham University Press, 2007

“Silence: Writings and Lectures” by John Cage. Wesleyan University Press, 1973

“Listening and Voice: Phenomenologies of Sound” by Don Ihde. State University of New York Press, 2007

“Sound: White Chapel Documents of Contemporary Art” edited by Caleb Kelly. MIT Press, 2011

“Background Noise: Perspectives on Sound Art” by Brandon LaBelle. Continuum, 2006

“Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life” by Brandon LaBelle. Continuum, 2010

“Radio Territories” edited by Brandon LaBelle and Erik Granly Jensen. Errant Bodies Press, 2006

“Site of Sound: Of Architecture and the Ear” edited by Brandon LaBelle. Errant Bodies Press, 1999

“Radio Memory” by Brandon LaBelle. Errant Bodies Press, 2008

“John Cage: Every Day is a Good Day” by John Cage, Jeremy Millar, Lauren Wright. Hayward Publishing, 2010

“Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music” edited by Cristoph Cox and Daniel Warner. Continuum, 2004

“Understanding the Art of Sound Organization” by Leigh Landy. MIT Press, 2007

“Sound Unbound- Sampling Digital Music and Culture” edited by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid. MIT Press, 2008

“Sound-scape of Modernity – Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America 1900-1933” by Emily Thompson. MIT Press, 2004

“Spaces Speak, Are You Listening? Experiencing Aural Architecture” by Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter. MIT Press, 2006

“Cracked Media: the Sound of Malfunction” by Caleb Kelly. MIT Press, 2009

“John Cage: October Files” by Julia Robinson. MIT Press, 2011

“Making Noise – from Babel to the Big Bang and Beyond” by Hillel Schwartz. Zone Books, 2011

“The Fifth Hammer Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World” by Daniel Heller Roazen. Zone Books , 2011

“Sound and the Visual Arts” by Jean-Yves Bosseur. Dis Voir, 1993

“9 Evenings Reconsidered” edited by Catherine Morris. MIT Press, 2006

“Unofficial Release: Self-Released and Handmade Audio” by Thomas Bey and William Bentley. Belsona Books Ltd., 2012

“Stephan von Huene: The Song of the Line” art by Stephan von Huene, edited by Christoph Brockhaus. Hatje Cantz, 2010

“What Sound Does a Color Make?” essay by Kathleen Forde. Independent Curators International, 2005

“Concerning the Spiritual in Art” by Wassily Kandinsky. Empire Books, 2011

“See This Sound: Promises in Sound and Vision” by Dieter Daniels and Manuela Ammer. Walther Konig, 2010

“The Audible Past: Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction” by Johnathon Sterne. Duke University Press, 2003

“Reason and Resonance: A History of Modern Aurality” by Veit Erlmann. Zone Books, 2010

“Sonic Experience: A Guide to Everyday Sounds” edited by Jean-Francois Augoyard and Henry Torgue. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s