Tag: soundwalks

Balance-Unbalance 2017

Balance-Unbalance 2017

As part of Balance-Unbalance 2017, MSAE founder and co-chair, Eric Leonardson led “The Advances In Eco-Sensing and the Soundscape: A Virtual Panel” discussion. The panel was made up of Linda Keane, Norman Long, Amanda Gutierrez, Lindsey French and Leah Barclay. Advances In Eco-Sensing and the […]

April 27 & 28 Soundwalks For Sonified Sustainability

April 27 & 28 Soundwalks For Sonified Sustainability

The April 27 walks are at Meadowbrook Park and the April 28 walks are at Busey Woods. Admission is free, but tickets are required

Night Out In the Parks Chicago Soundwalk Series Continues in October & November

soundwalks with Chicago teaching artists
Join your neighbors in soundwalks with Chicago teaching artists for a unique outdoor experience in our sound environment as a listener and performer of your soundscape:

  • Saturday, October 29 3:30–5:00 pm Washington Park with Norman W. Long. Meet in the Sculpture Garden at DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Place. View map

  • Wednesday, November 2 from 6:00-7:00 join us to walk with the Community Procession, celebrating Dia de Muertos with ElevArte Community Studio. After the procession, Amanda Gutiérrez* leads a soundwalk from 7:00–8:00 pm. Meet at Fieldhouse at Dvorak Park, 1119 W. Cullerton St. This is part of the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks program.

Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks soundwalks series explores our relationship with all the sounds around us. Discover the sounds of the city’s life: people, birds, insects, mammals, amphibians, and fish. Become a citizen scientist. For all ages—admission free.

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Night Out In the Parks 2016

The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology was honored to receive Chicago Park District award to support our 2016 Soundwalks In The Parks program for Night Out In the Parks. In partnership with the World Listening Project, we will lead a series of guided soundwalks, workshops […]

WFAE Conferences In 2014 | Call For Abstracts and Audioworks In March

Two WFAE conferences happen in 2014. Sound In the Land in June, in Canada, and Invisible Places | Sounding Cities in July, in Portugal. CFP deadlines are 15 and 31 March.

Earth Day 2012 Listening To the Earth April 22

What do you hear when you listen to the Earth? The World Listening Project invites you to participate in “Listen to the Earth,” a global event that happens during Earth Week. Listen to the Earth activities include listening to one’s soundscape, field recordings, soundwalks, performances, other practices that pertain to acoustic ecology, and more. Please email worldlistening@gmail.com, with ‘Listen to the Earth’ in the subject line if you would like to participate.

The World Listening Project (WLP) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to understanding the world and its natural environment, societies and cultures through the practices of listening and field recording. WLP was founded in 2008 and is supported by the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, a membership organization and regional chapter of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology, affiliated with the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. WLP maintains a website and online forum about its artistic and educational activities. These include the use of radio and web-based technologies, conducting public workshops, forums, and lectures, as well as participating in exhibitions, symposiums, and festivals. www.worldlisteningproject.org

Mobile Media, Urban Spaces, and “Netsch” Soundwalk With Steve Jones

Steve Jones, UIC Distinguished Professor in Communication and MSAE member, will give a short presentation concerning mobile media, urban spaces and sound, followed by a “Netsch” soundwalk on the University of Illinois Chicago campus.

CASE 4th International Soundscape Retreat & Symposium

Eric Leonardson was invited to speak about the World Listening Project at the Canadian Association for Sound Ecology (CASE)’s 4th International Soundscape Retreat & Symposium: Negotiating Space/Place In the Changing Soundscape. It happens on Gabriola Island, British Columbia from June 12-14.Hildegard Westerkamp, Barry Truax, Charlie […]