World Listening Day 2021 Global Events
Asociace Mlok Prague, Czech Republic http://sonicity.cz Radioton sonicity stream of the soundscape from a particular locaton 2021-07-19 00:33 to 2021-07-20 00:33 https://sonicity.cz/en/wld-2021-unquiet-planet
Rural Development (it's a sound art band) Hranice Tokyo Berlin Kerminy https://oslepenikoncem.multiplace.org/doku.php?id=ruraldevelopment Birdsongs KRA kravín rural arts Birds recorded in their evening songs
Art's Birthday Collective: Vancouver Vancouver, Canada https://www.artsbirthday.net/ Members of the global Art's Birthday network will meet online to stream sound and images for World Listening Day 2021. 11am - 1pm PST
Green Field Recordings (netlabel) Oliveira do Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal http://greenfieldrecordings.yolasite.com/ Green Field Recordings | World Listening Day 2021 The Portuguese netlabel Green Field Recordings joins, for the 11th year, the World Listening Project, through World Listening Day, with another field recording sound compilation, under the theme "The Unquit Earth". http://greenfieldrecordings.yolasite.com/audio-2021.php (available on july 18th)
Phonography Austin Austin, USA https://phonographyaustin.org/ FM in Austin, Texas; streaming and Bandcamp worldwide. For World Listening Day 2021, Phonography Austin will broadcast field recordings by Austin-based artists fitting the theme of The Unquiet Earth on KOOP Austin’s Commercial Suicide on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 8:30 PM CST, and simultaneously as a free compilation on our Bandcamp site. 8:30 PM CST
Kieran Lakhera O'Shea Dublin Digital radio Belfast, UK https://listen.dublindigitalradio.com/home 1 hr radio show on Dublin Digital Radio
New Adventures in Sound Art South River, Canada New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) will be presenting soundscape works on its online internet audio station NAISA Radio - https://www.naisa.ca/naisa-radio/ 24 hours on July 18
Heya Collective Cairo, Beirut, Istanbul, Hasting (UK) https://heyasounds.wordpress.com/ streaming between Beirut, Istanbul, Cairo and Hastings with reflections by the artists. During this last year we have been listening and recording intently, observing the differences and similarities between lockdown and 'normal' times. The quietening of traffic opened up spaces for sensing and other sounds. There is never silence if we listen. 7pm CET
conscient podcast / balado conscient Ottawa, Canada https://www.conscient.ca/ Special episode of conscient podcast with Annie Mahtani about électroacoustic music and listening and the ecological crisis. Published on July 18, 2021 and remains permanently.
Ears In Space Florence, MA, USA http://earsin.space Live stereo stream from the wooded back yard of Ears In Space HQ, Florence, Massachusetts, USA. Streambox design by Sound Camp. Field recordists all over the world have been rediscovering the sounds of their own home, after the cancellation of countless field trips, residencies, installations, performances, and research opportunities. As streaming technology gets cheaper and more accessible, our own backyards become 24-hour performers. ON-SITE / ON-LOCATION Installations, Soundwalks, Listening Places
Alberodonte Brescia, Italy Sounds, murmures and memories We will celebrate WLD21 with an installation of hidden sounds and sounds of memories that create the murmure of the earth. This installation will be made by objects that represent sounds and audio sounds brought from people. Alberodonte, Rodengo Saiano, Brescia all day
CENSE Budapest, Hungary https://cense.earth/ Pilis hills earth sounds Listening, transmitting Pilis hills, Hungary, near the village Pilisszentlaszlo CET 5pm-10 pm 18th July
electricbackroom STUDIO Bridport, UK http://electricbackroom.org.uk/ In and around electricbackroom STUDIO and associate artists locations. Associate artists and participants are invited to contribute. Sunday 18th July (anytime)
Listening Biennial Errant Sound, Berlin https://listeningbiennial.net/July 19 - July 23, 2021 in Berlin and London
Sean Taylor Clonmel Town and River Suir, Ireland Soundwalk and Field recordings A public soundwalk and audio composition made from field recordings 11am GMT
Mikael Fernstrom An Sanctóir, Bawnaknockane, Ballydehob, County Cork, P81XF34, IRELAND An Sanctoir is West Cork’s very own Holistic Community Centre set within a 23 acre nature reserve, just outside the coastal village of Ballydehob. It is the venue for a public soundwalk led by Mikael Fernstrom on World Listening Day 2021. Participants will explore their creativity, re-establishing their links with the natural world, and celebrating the joys and challenges of living. 12:00 noon Irish time.
Sound Sisters MX Guadalajara, México With the purpose to celebrate the World Listening Day to raise awareness about environmental issues related to our “city’s lungs” La Primavera Forest we will host an acoustic ecology workshop and sound walk with local artists and scientists to creatively explore field recording and the practice of listening to reflect to the world around us and implement sound educational and art initiatives. 7 AM (CST)
Undertow Chania, Greece KAM Center of Mediterranean Architecture, Chania, Crete Introducing WLD in Chania through workshops and artists performances. 18:00 Eastern European Summer Time soundwalk, workshop, installation, concert, dance
Experimental Music Unit Victoria, Canada Finnerty Cove Shelter Haro Road - Queenswood, Victoria, BC Live outdoor performance of Tina Pearson's land-based score LAND SEA SKY by the Experimental Music Unit (Paul Walde, Tina Pearson, George Tzanetakis). 11 am Pacific Daylight Time (Vancouver time zone) https://www.facebook.com/events/1469101023428916/
Sonocern Seattle, USA https://sonocern.org/ Discovery Park A large spatially distanced ensemble interprets George Brecht’s “Drip Music” - Through sound and the essential visual elements to enact it, this score facilitates a meditation on water and time. Through listening one may also wonder about the fundamental importance of water to life, our relationship to it, scarcity, rights, ownership 5pm (PST)
Tokyo Phonographers Union Yokohama, Japan http://www.soundingthespace.com/english/tpu/index.html Every year in July, people around the globe gather to celebrate World Listening Day. This year the Tokyo Phonographers Union in conjunction with Takenoma presents World Listening Day 2020: The Collective Field at Takenoma in Yokohama. Now in its 11th year, the event will be held in and around the city of Yokohama and will feature sound installations and a live streamed multi-location performance. One pays little attention to the existence of “sound” in our daily lives yet we are being continuously surrounded and influenced by it. We encourage you to take this opportunity to open your ears and rediscover the sounds that fill our daily lives.
Grupo de Exploraciones del Entorno Sonoro Barcelona, Spain https://wldbcn.wordpress.com/ Sala Noble. C.C. Convent de Sant Agustí We propose a listening room for our field recordings open call. An open talk aboute "The un-Quiet Earth", a small live with field recordings and a final soundwalk. 18:00h. CEST
Sagunt Territori Acústic Puerto de Sagunto (Valencia), Spain https://sagunt-territoriacustic.blogspot.com/ Paseo de la Alameda (open space event) We'll present and discuss the theme of this year and play a Soundwalk We'll celebrate this event one day before (july 17th) 19:30 CEST
ACRE Pittsburgh, USA ACRE campus in Steuben, Wisconsin Sound walk through ACRE campus with guided listening practice for internal listening, as well as with various listening stations set up for listening to amplified areas of the landscape with geophone, electromagnetic microphone, and omni-directional electret microphones.
fragmentarium club, walking festival of sound Stockholm, Sweden https://www.smolicki.com Ec[h]olocations The piece will be available on July 18 under: https://www.smolicki.com
Cathleen Grado Stanford, California https://realandimaginaryplaces.org/ This project will consist of outreach to collect sounds based on listening exercises and then fed into a podcast live in an evolving online and in-time performance. Notions of presence and listening experience are explored.
Soundinit (Istanbul-based initiative for listening and musicking practices) Istanbul, Turkey http://soundinit.org Soundinit will be organizing a soundwalk event in the Old City center of Istanbul.
Franco Pellini Universidad Provincial de Córdoba Córdoba, Argentina Online - Universidad Provincial de Córdoba Workshop about soundart We will work on the concept of restless land, starting from sound activism as a starting point. 7/16/2021
Danny McCarthy Midleton, Ireland https://soundoutin.blogspot.com/ https://midletonartsfestival.com/ RIVERRUN A soundwalk on the banks of the Owenacurra River. 7pm 16th June -----7pm 18 June (non stop) GMT
paesaggi Movementi associazione culturale Ravenna Ravenna, Italia https://luigiberardi.blogspot.com HumuSapiens site, Via Granaroli (face to Nr.4), Bagnacavallo (Ravenna) The artist Luigi Berardi will introduce small groups of partecipants in the world of soundscape and conscious listening before they enter the installation. 10:00 - 12:00 UTC + 02 and 17:00 - 24:00 UTC + 02 both
Soundscape Association of Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan https://www.soundscape.org.tw/ From July 17th to 18th this year, we would like to invite citizen to record the morning soundscape of nature nearby their home and link to the social media. 7.17-7.18 Taiwan Time https://www.soundscape.org.tw/taiwan-listening-day-2017-19/
Acción Social RESONAR Zaragoza, Spain https://accionsocial.resonar.org/wld2021.html Urban soundscape We are going to listen to the neighborhood, its voices and sounds. Zaragoza, San José neighborhood 18th july 10AM CET
uni.Sol_ Mountshannon, Ireland https://unisol.bandcamp.com/ telepathic / extrasensory communication event Listen and record your immediate environment in the same time in various locations 18/7 Sunday 10pm to midnight (Ireland)