Ears of Others: Activities in Listening Like Animals

Workshop held at CCA Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland on 17th of May 2015 as part of the “Our Neighbourhood” initiative convened by Sara Browne. Workshop activity subsequently transcribed for the book “Between a Dog and a Wolf: An Animal Empathy Workbook” (2015) edited by Sarah Browne. 

The following text was used to promote the workshop:

“Sound artist Matt Green will facilitate a workshop upon the theme of the aural-perceptual abilities of differing animals. The workshop is to be practical, open and explorative. The workshop will address critical listening, field recording and sound processing, and culminate with a mask making activity. If consideration of why a Barn Owl’s ears are asymmetric, one ear being higher than the other, appeals to you, then please join us. Likewise, if deep reflective listening to the sound environment through the guise of our non-human compatriots appeals, then come along”.

Below Images: Denzil Browne, 2015

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