Arts Front are supporting Perspectives on Listening: 2017 Biosphere Soundscapes International Workshop and Symposium which is taking place at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 December. Perspectives on Listening brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers to explore the role of sound in understanding place and environmental changes.
The Symposium includes presentations, panels, sound installations and performances, including two panels supported by Arts Front – Listening to Country and Decolonising Research and Intersections between arts, social justice, technology, power and privilege.
Biosphere Soundscapes, a virtual initiative working with UNESCO Biosphere Reserves across the world.
Arts Front Technology project lead Elliott Bledsoe will be attending the Symposium and publishing reflections on the proceedings each day.
Arts Front will be live streaming the proceedings over the two days on the Perspectives on Listening webpage and here on the Arts Front website. You are encouraged to watch the stream and be part of the conversation using the #Biospheres17 hashtag. For the full program, to register and for more information see the Symposium webpage.
The following day (Saturday 9 December) Perspectives on Listening gets out of the city to the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve overlooking the Glass House Mountains and the Noosa Biosphere Reserve. The day will include rainforest sound walks, the launch of two live stream projects, a panel and a performance.