Making Waves: Eric Leonardson and Raquel Castro
90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere
wavefarm.org/listen and 1620-AM at Wave Farm
Produced by Darren Copeland.
This episode of Making Waves focuses on World Listening Day with composer Eric Leonardson from Chicago and filmmaker Raquel Castro from Lisbon. In conversation with host Darren Copeland they cover the theme of the Unquiet Earth and also the relevance of considering sound when talking about global phenomena such as Climate Change and COVID-19 pandemic. World Listening Day takes place on July 18 every year. The 2021 edition features a 24 hour broadcast on Wave Farm, NAISA Radio and the YouTube channel of the World Listening Project. The show is book-ended with hydrophone recordings by Elizabeth Chitty in St. Catherines, Ontario and from Zach Poff's Pond Station at the Wave Farm in Acra, NY.
This monthly program is produced by New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA). The program features selections from the NAISA archives and is produced by Darren Copeland, NAISA Artistic Director. NAISA is a South River-based Canadian organization that presents performances and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound art. The objectives of NAISA are to foster awareness and understanding locally, as well as nationally and internationally, in the cultural vitality of experimental sound art in its myriad forms of expression.