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Soundscape Journal 14:1 - 04

The digital version of Canacoustica is now live at WFAE.net! This latest issue of Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology was a labour of love brought to you by we here at CASE, edited by Andrea Dancer with Eric Powell and Randolph Jordan featuring a broad range of.

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In November 2014, sound artists Matthew Griffin and Eric Powell travelled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates to present a workshop on a new, interactive sound map as a part of ISEA (International Symposium of Electronic Art) 2014. A major aspect of the piece was to travel around the.

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Audio Postcards – Call for Submissions

Date: July 22,  2015
Author: randolph
Comments: 3 Comments
Categories: Acoustic Ecology, Field Recording, Sound Art, Soundscape Composition

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AUDIO POSTCARDS ­ - Call for sounds!

This is a call for submissions to Audio Postcards sourced from across the Canadian soundscape. This call is open to ecological researchers, audio artists, composers, and the listening public. In 1 to 2 minutes, create or capture an aural image of a.

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Ray’s Well: Reflections on Research and Creation

Date: July 01,  2015
Author: randolph
Comments: 4 Comments
Categories: Acoustic Ecology, Field Recording, Research/Creation, Sound Art

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This month Edmonton-based sound artist, composer and accordionist Raylene Campbell discusses her multi-media research/creation project on the cultural history of hot springs and their ancient resonance in the present moment. -RJ __________________ By Raylene Campbell It is late 2009 and I leave Montreal to move back west to be closer to family. My mom has.

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This month aural ethnographer Dr. Milena Droumeva argues for the role of acoustic ecology in filling key gaps in the way that contemporary digital media scholarship has addressed audio-based social media. -RJ __________________ By Milena Droumeva Over the last 13 years I have been involved in acoustic ecology, soundwalking, sound design and research.

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Cowcaphony: Listening as Other

Date: September 01,  2014
Author: randolph
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Categories: Acoustic Ecology, Field Recording, Sound Art, Soundscape Composition

Through the Mesh

In this month's post, CASE Chair Andrea Dancer takes us deep into the heart of her Kravin project to explore the art of soundscape composition as documentation of interspecies empathy at the edge of the human/animal divide. - RJ By Andrea Dancer

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Composer/educator Scott Smallwood reports on last month's Sounds Like Audio Art Festival in Saskatoon.  Scott shares his experiences as both featured performer and dedicated audience member through commentary on all the main events with an ear towards their engagement with soundscape ecology. -RJ By Scott Smallwood The Saskatoon-based AKA gallery,.

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Sound in the Land: A Conversation with Carol Ann Weaver

Date: July 01,  2014
Author: randolph
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Categories: Acoustic Ecology, Conference Reports, Interviews

Sound in the Land 2014

After returning from last month's Sound in the Land conference, held at University of Waterloo's Conrad Grebel College, Matthew Griffin reflects on his first experience with this unique event by way of an interview with its founder Carol Ann Weaver. By Matthew Griffin Sound in the Land is a.

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Spring in the Sub-Arctic: A Sonic Investigation

Date: June 01,  2014
Author: randolph
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Categories: Acoustic Ecology

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This month composer/performer Carmen Braden brings us reflections on the coming of spring to her home in Yellowknife, calling for all of us to draw on the tools offered by acoustic ecology to open our ears to the sonic transformations that continually surround us - wherever we may be. By Carmen.

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CASE Blog Welcome and CFP

Date: March 03,  2014
Author: randolph
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Categories: Acoustic Ecology

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CASE is excited to introduce our new blog dedicated to charting emerging pathways through the shifting territories of contemporary acoustic ecology. R. Murray Schafer developed acoustic ecology as an interdisciplinary extension to the field of ecology proper.  His aim was to address problems in our sonic environments by learning to hear.

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