exploring the role of sound in natural and cultural environments

Tag: soundscape

Soundwalk in Bronzeville on September 12

join World Listening Project members in a soundwalk around the Michael Reese Hospital campus on Saturday, September 12

Soundwalks in East Garfield Park, at the Chicago Center for Green Technology and the Garfield Park Conservatory

You are invited to join the World Listening Project, during two soundwalks which happen in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhood on Saturday, August 1. During a soundwalk, people listen to and explore the sounds of their environment, using a score as a guide…facilitated by Dan Godston and Fereshteh Toosi; they are free and open to the public, all ages.

Chicago Phonography at the Museum of Contemporary Art

For Immediate Release (July 16, 2009)

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Museum of Contemporary Art presents an installation and five performances by members of Chicago Phonography (Chad Clark, Brett Ian Balogh, and Eric Leonardson). In the installation, Chicago Phonography (the name of the piece as well as the collective’s name), take recorded ambient sounds from the urban environment and translate them into an engaging and continuous visual experience. (more…)

Synesthetic Plan of Chicago, June 1—September 30, 2009

The World Listening Project has built a public sound installation for the Synesthetic Plan of Chicago, an art exhibition co-curated by Annie Heckman and Daniel Godston, in the Visitor Information Center of the Chicago Cultural Center (77 E. Randolph Street).This  Flickr photostream shows the construction […]

WFAE May-June 2009 Newsletter published

The newsletter features reports on the Sound Megalopolis conference held in March in Mexico City