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Devoted to fostering understanding of the world and its natural environment, societies and cultures through the practices of listening and field recording
Earth’s original #biophony, “In 2011 a team led by Jun-Jie Gu, now at Sichuan Agricultural University in China, worked out that a specific ancient katydid emitted songs tuned to a frequency of 6.4 kilohertz… roughly an octave higher than Mariah Carey’s highest recorded note.”
For billions of years Earth was quiet. Then life got loud.
Recent insights into the evolution of animal acoustics have led to a new understanding of how our modern-day soundscapes came to be. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fossils-reveal-when-animals-started-making-noise/
SVARAM is a community enterprise founded in 2003 in rural Tamil Nadu. SVARAM is recognized in the UN Compendium ‘Music as a Global Resource’ as one of first 100 selected projects working towards achieving ‘Millenium Goals’ through a socio-cultural-creative enterprising approach.
Coming on Saturday Feb. 5, 2022 8pm: the conclusion of season 3 of #conscientpodcast : ‘e99 Winter Diary Revisited – Homage to R. Murray Schafer’ as part of the 2022 Deep Wireless Festival of #radio and Transmission #art presented by New Adventures in Sound Art @NAISASoundArt