By Eric Leonardson Each year the World Listening Project selects a thought leader to devise a theme for World Listening Day. The 2022 theme of “Listening Across Boundaries” was created by musician, composer, and marine biologist Heather R. Spence. The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology provided …
Join us for MSAE’s sixth annual series of free, public soundwalks in the parks with support from the Chicago Park District’s Night Out In the Parks program, launching on Saturday, July 10. Our thematically focused events are special and highly accessible ways to discover mindfulness through listening, led by faculty and alumni from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and fellow teaching artists for a unique outdoor experience for all ages.
A Call for Participation In Self-Guided Soundwalks in Chicago’s Pedway System
April 5 — May 31 “¢ Live Streaming on May 17 — 21
NON:op Open Opera Works and Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology are pleased to announce our third annual HEAR BELOW pedway soundwalk. To comply with health and safety guidelines during the pandemic, this year’s soundwalk is subtitled “My Pedway Soundwalk” and is a personal self-guided version of our annual HEAR BELOW soundwalk.
What do you hear? My Pedway Soundwalk invites you to discover what listening means to you in these unusual sonic spaces and to share your experiences with us. My Pedway Soundwalk will provide simple tools and inspiration to create your own soundwalk, as well as a platform for sharing audio, video, still images, and text.
My Pedway Soundwalk tools, materials and sign-up links are available on the NON:op Hear Below 2021 page.