Lab03
Dialogues in sound and listening: acoustemology and acoustic ecology

Convenors:
Lisa Stefanoff (UNSW Art & Design)
Chair:
Lisa Stefanoff
Discussant:
Daniel Fisher (UC Berkeley)
Location:
Madley Rehearsal Studio (off Pfitzner Court), Schulz Building, Scott Theatre Entrance (Eastern Side)
Start time:
14 December, 2017 at 9:00
Session slots:
0

Short abstract:

A day of listening experiences and conversations exploring the production, politics and ethics of acoustic ecological and acoustemological research and art, featuring special performance event 'Voices of the Rainforest'. One of four curated days in the conference's Screen/Media/Art program.

Long abstract:

A day of listening experiences and conversations exploring the production, politics and ethics of acoustic ecological and acoustemological research and art. Anthropologist, filmmaker, sound artist/performer Steven Feld (Senior Scholar, School for Advanced Research) and Acoustic Ecology researcher and sound artist Leah Barclay (Research Fellow, Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre; President, Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology and Vice President, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology) will present talks and sound installations. Special public keynote/performance event: 25th anniversary surround sound re-mix of iconic acoustemological work 'Voices of the Rainforest' by Steven Feld. The day concludes with Feld and Barclay joined by Daniel Fisher (Anthropology, UC Berkeley) for a conversation on sound, listening and sonic arts in a critical anthropology and beyond. One of four curated days in the conference's Screen/Media/Art program