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Sounds of a Changing Climate

At a time when the world is experiencing unprecedented ecological threats, the Balance-Unbalance International Conference is a global initiative designed to harness the talents of innovators working at the forefront of the arts, science and technology to explore transdisciplinary...

Hearing in Sound: Part I

Despite a flowering, of sorts, in public art practice, policy and debate, publicly situated sound works seem rare. It’s perhaps because, as noted in an earlier post, our thinking about the practices that constitute public space tend to prioritise...

The Earth is Roaring

In Hobart for a week last month – the week after fires raged across the island state, consuming tens of thousands of hectares of land. Forest, homes, businesses, agriculture. Firestorms were claiming the mainland too, feeding on the dry...