Listening to Disaster

sounding outPortugal-based sound artist Maile Colbert is among the 2012 World Listening Day participants. Check out her “Listening to Disaster: Our Relationship to Sound in Danger,” her contribution to World Listening Day on the Sounding Out! website.

“Silent Spring” & Autumn 2012 at SHOP

Friday, December 14, 2012 (7 p.m.)

Southside Hub of Production
5638 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

Throughout this year we have seen wonderful demonstrations of admiration and respect for Rachel Carson and her legacy. This evening’s event is another manifestation of this yearlong celebration. “Silent Spring & Autumn 2012” includes a panel discussion, poetry readings, World Listening Project presentation, and a performance by Chicago Phonography –

$7 suggested donation, sliding scale

Sounding Out! Blog’s World Listening Month Feature

Sounding Out! has declared July as “World Listening Month“. A podcast focusing on this and “World Listening Day” was recently produced by Monica RyanEric Leonardson, and Tom Haigh at ARU Chicago for the occasion. Twelve artists, scientists, and researchers are interviewed.



* Excerpt from Hildegard Westerkamp’s opening keynote for Crossing Listening Paths, the 2011 conference of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.


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