The Order of Sounds, 261–327




If every territory is the spatial manifestation of the expressive mark that constitutes it, then its frontiers emerge as sites of intermodulation between many such marks. What territory also reveals is that, while the expressive mark may presuppose identification and isolation (the conditions for its discrete existence), it also implies a structure or milieu that surpasses it and within which it is accreted. The spatial gridlines that emanate from a territory, its architected nature, resonate with the treatment, management, and distribution of the sensible that coordinate it, map out its landmarks, and administer it…