Sounding the Alarm: An Introduction to Ecological Sound Art

Jonathan Gilmurray

Abstract


In recent years, a number of sound artists have begun engaging with ecological issues through their work, forming a growing movement of ˝ecological sound art˝. This paper traces its development, examines its influences, and provides examples of the artists whose work is currently defining this important and timely new field.

Keywords


sound art, ecomusicology, eco-art, acoustic ecology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4312/mz.52.2.71-84

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