Sound is not only something you hear. It is touch.
Sound is best conceived as forbidden touch: touching you whether you want it to or not.
The edited volume “The Sounds of Vacation” by Jocelyne Guilbault and Tim Rommen interrogates the ways in which Caribbean societies (historically English, Spanish, French, and Dutch) have been touched by tourism - in benign and harmful ways
Francio Guadeloupe and Jordi Halfman teamed up on an essay on the sound of the Sonesta Maho Great Bay Beach Resort and Casino on Sint Maarten. The poetic title of this bookchapter is as follows: All-Inclusive Resorts in Sint Maarten and Our Common Decolonial State: On Butterflies That Are Caterpillars Still in Chrysalis.