Annie Mahtani (Reino Unido) - Hidden Sounds: field recording and responses to climate change
Conferencia - Día 3
Descripción | Abstract This talk will focus on Annie’s recent work in environmental field recording, using and developing recording techniques to capture sound inaudible to the naked ear, with a focus on her current project working with BIFoR (Birminhgam Institute of Forest Research) to explore the sonic landscape of this experimental forest. Throughout the talk she will present various creative outputs from the research.
Annie Mahtani (UK, 1981) is an electroacoustic composer, sound artist and performer working and living in Birmingham (UK). Her output encompasses electronic music composition from acousmatic music to free improvisation. As a collaborator, Annie Mahtani has worked extensively with dance and theatre, and on site-specific installations. With a strong interest in environmental sound, her work explores the inherent sonic nature and identity of environmental sound, amplifying sonic characteristics that are not normally audible to the naked ear.. Annie works extensively with multichannel audio both in fixed medium works and in live performance. Annie is an Associate Professor in Music at the University of Birmingham.