Tipping Point :: A Bournemouth University Project


51 East Street, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3JX – United Kingdom
1pm – 6pm Saturday 6th July 2019

Adrian Newton BU Professor of Conservation Ecology
Ambrose Seddon BU Senior Lecturer in Creative Technology
David Rogers co-director electricbackroom STUDIO

The event will include sound art installations, a talk ‘The Science and Practice of Ecoacoustics and ‘Live’ and pre-recorded sound works from a number of invited sound artists.

Exploring the impact of environmental change on Dorset ecosystems through sound and especially the possibilities of non-linear change (tipping points) driven by feedbacks and chaos. Focusing on ecoacoustics, an emerging interdisciplinary field that explores the sounds made by species in human-modified and pristine environments.

[Ecoacoustics is an interdisciplinary science that investigates natural and anthropogenic sounds and their relationship with the environment over a wide range of study scales, both spatial and temporal, including populations, communities, and landscapes].

1-6pm Interactive installation by Ambrose Seddon in the courtyard:
sound art diffused on a multi-speaker array.

1-3pm Wireless headphone Installation by Adrian Newton in the canteen:
sound art broadcast over wireless headphone system.

3.30-4.15pm Talk by Adrian Newton in the canteen [FREE see below]:
Science and Practice of ecoacoustics. How sound recording technologies can be used to characterise ecosystems and explore ecological processes, including tipping points resulting from environmental change.

4.30-6pm SHH! concert in the canteen [FREE see below]:
wireless headphone concert of live and pre-recorded ecoacoustic works.

Full programme to be announced: http://www.electricbackroom.org.uk

FREE tickets for Talk and Concert available from: eventbrite.com

Bournemouth University and electricbackroom STUDIO

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