Creating Powerful Radio
“The experimental test of whether this art is great or good, or minor or abysmal is the effect it has on your own sense of the world and of yourself. Great art changes you.”
—Art historian Sister Wendy Beckett
“Art is accusation, expression, passion.”
— Gunter Grass
Sitting on a shelf or in a car dashboard, it’s merely a box full of wires and silicon chips. It may or may not look handsome, the outward appearance gives little indication of the magic contained within. The radio is clearly one of the most ingenious devices ever created, yet to understand its power fully, it may help to view radio with primitive eyes.
You may have heard the story of natives in Papua, New Guinea, who, upon seeing and hearing their ...