In this issue we present three contributions to the “Soundwork: Activism, Archives, and Aesthetics” special series through the dedication of our special series editors, Josh Shepperd, Angela Tate, and Alex Sayf Cummings. They have been instrumental in helping to curate this important work, extending Resonance’s representation of sound studies scholarship that considers activist strategies, performative disruptions of sensory spaces, gaps in audio archival history, and work that contemplates sound’s role in representing orientation and embodiment. Also appearing in this issue are a quantitative study of sound installations in Québec and a response to an article published in this journal penned by the originator of object-oriented philosophy and a principal figure in speculative realism, Graham Harman.

There is an art to the making of a scene, of impromptu street performances, protests, riots, and other yearnings to be heard. These acts often renounce rational ideals through their adoption of radical approaches...

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