July–September WFAE News Quarterly

WFAE website bannerThe WFAE News Quarterly for July-September 2013 is now online at http://wfae.proscenia.net/newsletter/.

This issue includes a feature article by Nicholas Green on the design of a botanic garden sound installation project and a research report on a Rome based soundscape perception study by Mario D’Andreta. WFAE member news from around the world; plus new books, recordings, and other resources are also included.

The News Quarterly is a supplement to WFAE’s annual Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology. Its mission is to make available in a timely manner, news, events, opportunities, and announcements from the WFAE Board, WFAE Affiliates, and other sources of interest to those in the field of acoustic ecology.

2011 WORLD FORUM FOR ACOUSTIC ECOLOGY CONFERENCE

2011 WORLD FORUM FOR ACOUSTIC ECOLOGY CONFERENCE

Crossing listening paths

IONIAN UNIVERSITY, CORFU, 3-7 OCTOBER 2011
CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS

Soundscapes are seldom simple; on the contrary, they tend to be complex sounding systems continuously changing in time, which no art or science can approach in depth on its own. Listening is the “corner stone” for the appreciation, participation and study of the sonic environment that surrounds and includes us. As Westerkamp (2002) remarks, it is the ecological balance of our planet that becomes audible “to those who care to listen.”
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