EVENT – PoL # 23 Sound and Ecological Crisis

Points of Listening

With Anja Kanngieser
Date: Tuesday March 8th, 2016
Time: 18:30
Venue: London College of Communication (Meet at front reception: directions)
Free with limited capacity
To reserve a place please email: markpeterwright@gmail.com

sound and ecological crisisImage credit: Polly Stanton, 2015.

This PoL session will ask participants to consider how they understand ‘nature’, and what their stakes in it are, individually and collectively. In an era currently being defined as the Anthropocene, a geophysical term “which recognizes that human intrusion on the planet’s surface and into the atmosphere has been so extreme as to qualify our time on earth as a specific geological epoch”, the session explores imaginations of the natural world. It does so through mediums and methods of sound being used contemporaneously by artists, bioacousticians and scientists to make sense of, and communicate, earth system changes. Mapping out a range of ecoacoustic practices from field recordings to data and geo- sonifications, the…

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