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Kitchen Table Praxis: Recipes for Belonging in Electronic Music | Discussion 3

April 8, 2022

Though equity has modestly improved in technology-focused fields, striking inequities still remain. And in the realm of electronic music in particular, statistics still demonstrate a need to advocate for inclusivity. Indeed, electronic music’s many sub-genres still wrestle with toxic artifacts from military, cybernetic, and Western art music genealogies. In addition, diverse influences continue to struggle for legitimacy amid conditions that reify exclusion. In counterpoint, Kitchen Table Praxis: Recipes for Belonging in Electronic Music elevates a plurality of narratives and critical tactics, featuring them as ingredients that can ferment a sensibility of belonging, and possibly divergent trajectories, in technical fields.

Discussion 3: Access & Accessibility
Abby Aresty
"Crafting Sound: Accessible Interfaces for Education and Creation"
Oberlin College

Hannah Kye
"Fostering Belonging in Makerspaces"
Rowan University

Lauren Hayes
"Beyond Skill Acquisition: Improvisation, Interdisciplinarity and Embodied Approaches to Music Pedagogy"
Arizona State University

Seth Cluett
Columbia University