Sound and Silence in Gravity


Jordan Schonig


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Accompanying text

A video essay about the sound design in Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron, 2013), which examines the tension between “fidelity” and “intelligibility” (James Lastra) as well as “point of audition” (Michel Chion).

Chion, Michel. Audio-vision: sound on screen (New York: Columbia University Press, 2019)
Lastra, James. “Fidelity Versus Intelligibility,” in Jonathan Sterne, ed., The Sound Studies Reader (New York: Routledge, 2012)