WGXC-90.7 FM

Noise & The Megacity: Jessica Thompson

Jan 21, 2020: 12pm - 1pm
WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

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Standing Wave Radio

wavefarm.org 1620-AM | Simulcast mid-6 a.m. and Saturdays on WGXC 90.7-FM.

Hosted by Paulus van Horne.

Moved to a different time slot today because of the impeachment trial.

A dive into an archive of collected noises from 10 megacities across the globe. Interviews and ruminations will be mixed in with these sounds, in search of a better understanding of a fundamental question: "what is noise? This month, an interview with Jessica Thompson. Thompson is a media artist working in sound, performance and mobile technologies. Her current research investigates the ways that urban sound reveals spatial and social conditions within cities, and how the creative use of urban data can generate new modes of place-making and citizen engagement.

Interview References:
Walking Machine (2003) and Borderline (2019) by Jessica Thompson.
Brendan Ferrell’s HowLoud.
The Sonic Color Line by Jennifer Stoever.
The Library of Missing Datasets by Mimi Onuaha