Kornelia Bloch, Holger Schulze & Alexander Tillegreen:
Hearing Condition as Audio Filter:
A Listening Workshop and Experiment
Leo Mathisens Vej 1
Thursday, February 23rd, 4pm
Is your way of experiencing sound the only possible way? Have you wondered if the person next to you might be perceiving the current sound environment and its sound sources in a completely different way? Have you ever tried to discuss these differences and perhaps understand them a little better?
Kornelia Błoch, currently a visiting researcher at the Sound Studies Lab at the University of Copenhagen, asked four listeners, living and sensing under different hearing conditions, for their audiograms: a chart that shows the hearing thresholds for certain critical tones. Sound artist Alexander Tillegreen then created pieces of music that move within these perceptual models: inspired by these four radically different hearing conditions and with additional support from Christian Brandt, clinical researcher in audiology at the University of Southern Denmark and with software from Eriksholm Research Center.
In this two-hour experimental listening workshop, we will keep changing the audio settings for Tillegreen’s musical pieces: so you can experience the sound through another person’s ears, cochlea, and sensorium.
If you are a participant, you will be asked to take notes or draw your sound experience during this listening session.
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