electric re::view #16 - August 2021
Arts & Culture declare a Climate & Ecological Emergency
Letters to the Earth
Began in February 2019 in collaboration with Culture Declares Emergency, when the British public were invited to put pen to paper and write a creative response to the climate and ecological emergency. The invitation was open to interpretation and open to all. Within a month. over 1000 letters poured in from all over the world - from 4 year olds to great grandparents, artists, scientists, nurses.
Sound Fishing [livestream part 2] :: by Lynn Davy, Adrian Newton,
Livestream of the sounds of the River Allen and River Stour, Wimborne, Dorset. Listen to the sounds of the river, using microphones both above and below the water surface. Part of the BEAF festival 2021.
Beuys' Acorns :: by Ackroyd & Harvey at the TATE Modern (2021)
In response to the climate emergency, artists Ackroyd & Harvey have installed Beuys' Acorns, a group of 100 oak trees, on Tate Modern's South Terrace.
Listen to How Loud the Sea Is :: by Amorina Kingdon (2017)
Interactive sound map explores the busy marine soundscape around the Salish Sea, from kayaks to cruise ships.
Bumps Per Minute :: by Anna Meredith (2021)
Bumps Per Minute, a new interactive sound work from composer Anna Meredith, commissioned by Somerset House, London.
Track of the month:
Plastic Ocean :: by ivon oates and David Rogers (2017) https://divacontemporary.bandcamp.com/album/p-l-a-s-t-i-c-o-c-e-a-n
ivon oates and David Rogers, improvisation using pre-recorded audio, mimicking the sounds of sea creatures, made using the material that pollutes the oceans - PLASTIC.....
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