Sunil Chandy

PhD Student

2015 - current

I come from a background of music and theology. The gathering of people and the sounds they make greatly interest me, whether its singing, talking, praying, clapping or laughing.

PhD

Pluralising Hearings through Sound Art: Diversifying the reception and response to voiced readings of Christian scripture.

 

Amartya Sen’s book Identity and Violence was the initial spur to this research. He claims that a singularity of identity, whether religious or otherwise leads to violence. If this is true, I want to know how sacred texts and its reception(s) contribute to this singularity. Through Sound Art practice I want to attempt to pluralise these hearings.

Contact

s.chandy1@arts.ac.uk