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Happy New Year 2020

A note from our President… Dear MSAE friends, I hope you have enjoyed a relaxing and restorative holiday, and enter the new decade with renewed energy.  At the conclusion of Michael Zerang and Hamid Drake’s 29th annual winter solstice percussion duo concert at Constellation Chicago,…

Welcome Billie Howard and Farewell Amanda Gutierrez

Welcome Billie Howard and Farewell Amanda Gutierrez

Amanda Gutierrez has been both a great asset in MSAE’s 2018-19 transition toward building a sustainable and accountable leadership in Chicago and the Midwest region. Her exemplary soundwalks and media projects introduced new ideas and audiences bridge and incorporate the concerns of sound studies and…

REA_Mexico | Inaugural Keynote at Fonoteca Nacional

REA_Mexico | Inaugural Keynote at Fonoteca Nacional

MSAE Board members Amanda Gutierrez and Eric Leonardson are honored to present in the first meeting of Red de Ecología Acústica_México / Acoustic Ecology Network_Mexico (REA_Mx) taking place on 21–23 October, 2019 at Fonoteca Nacional in Mexico City. This international conference is framed within in a week entitled Jornadas Sonoras 01, from October 21 to 26.

10:30-12:00 Monday, October 21, Eric Leonardson delivers the inaugural keynote, “Advances In Eco-sensing and the Soundscape”

12:30-14:00 Monday, October 21, Amanda Gutierrez moderate the panel, “Caminata sonora, una aproximación interdisciplinar”

14:00-16:00 Tuesday, October 22, Amanda Gutierrez leads the soundwalk, “Flaneuse>La Caminanta

REA_Mx is a new network conceived as “a space that brings together academics, professionals, creators and students, interested in the social, cultural, ecological and scientific aspects of Mexico’s sound environment.” REA_Mx seeks to become an affiliated organization of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE). This inaugural conference precedes the launch of Leonardo Laser Talks Mex with the International Society of Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST), followed by II Coloquio Internacional Espacio e Inmersividad (the 2nd International Colloquium for Space and Immersivity). Jornadas Sonoras 01 is hosted by the Department of Arts and Humanities of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.