Sound Artists

These artists are exploring environmental issues through sound.


Gruenrekorder is a German record label that focuses on soundscapes, field recordings, and sound art more generally.
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Ts’ats’ée Sounds

Edzi’u is Tahltan and Tlingit artist, based in Vancouver, Canada on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. She is a songwriter and composer who focuses on telling stories, through voice, sound textures, and words, that celebrate Indigenous traditions.
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Rebecca Belmore

Rebecca Belmore is an Anishinaabekwe artist who creates installation work that holds socio-political messages. Her installation “Wave Sound” allows people to stop and actually listen to the natural soundscape around them.
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Lasse-Marc Riek

Lasse-Marc Riek uses field recordings to study acoustic ecology, bioacoustics and natural soundscapes.
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Emeka Ogboh

Emeka Ogboh uses auditory and gustatory experiences to connect his spectators to their sense of hearing and taste. These scientific labs focus on bioacoustics, ecoacoustics, and sound studies.
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K. Lisa Yang Center

The K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics studies sound in natural environments by using conservation technologies to inform the public about wildlife habitats.
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Hearing Modernity

Hearing Modernity allows scholars to understand the importance of sound through an interdisciplinary study of sounds and music.
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The International Institute of Ecoacoustics (Insteco) is a non-profit organization that explores the place of sound in the following fields: species ecology, population and communities, ecosystems, and landscapes.
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Sonic Skills Project

The Sonic Skills Project, launched in 1920, continues to study how sound and the act of listening can aid in the progression of technology, science, and medicine. Learn more