I started to get confused with the idea of sound art when I started to hear it from 'sound artist' who has more friends with visual artist than musicians. There is a wall between this artist and musician that doing thing under same category.
It got me even more confused when those sound artist start to play the chords and melody. I cannot play with them anymore because I have to retune my instrument. There was the right note and wrong note in this drone chords.
It got me more confused when I heard a dance track with sequenced rythm, melody, the song that was structured like a trance music using sound art materials. It was a dance music with less ordinary instruments.
It got me most confused when this dance track was most supported among the sound artist.
This is why I want to give up knowing what is sound art.
And giving up made me curious about what is sound art.
And here, I searched some sound art article on the internet.
this link is talking about 70's scene. This is something that I can read in detached manner.