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Night Out in the Parks Programming & Summer Soundwalks

Night Out in the Parks Programming & Summer Soundwalks

This summer we had an array of thematic soundwalks led by our wonderfully talented team of teaching artists. All soundwalks were supported by fellow NOITP program, Inferno Mobile Recording Studio.

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

On April 27 and 28 Midwest Society for Acoustic ecology founder and co-chair Eric Leonardson leads soundwalks as a guest of the Sonified Sustainability Festival at University of Illinois, in Champaign-Urbana.

The soundwalks will take place at 2:30, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. on April 27 and 28. The April 27 walks are at Meadowbrook Park and the April 28 walks are at Busey Woods.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. The walks are limited to 25 people each.

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

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

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 important events will take place in 2014, endorsed by the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE). Sound In the Land is a 4-day festival and conference happening June 5-9 at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada). Invisible Places | Sounding Cities is a 3-day symposium on sound, urbanism and sense of place happening on July 18-20 in Viseu, Portugal within the annual Jardins Efémeros (Ephemeral Gardens) arts festival.

Submissions and proposals for Sound In the Land will be accepted until March 15, 2014. The deadline for submissions (abstracts and audio works) for Invisible Places has been extended to March 31, 2014.

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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, […]

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 Fox, and Eric Powell are also speaking. Leonardson will also play his work in the soundscape concert held on Saturday, June 13.

Read a report about the conference in the WFAE July-August 2009 Newsletter.

Download and read, “Random Thoughts and Impressions” with photographs by Finnish Society for Acoustic Ecology (FSAE) board member Noora Vikman. (HTML Version) ( PDF Version 1.7MB)

CASE website: www.acousticecology.ca.