2-3/05/2020: Soundcamp / Reveil 7 - Please hold the date! Expressions of interest / proposals welcome for soundcamps, remote performances, streams. Please email contact at soundtent dot org with suggestions, and consider following @soundtent to stay in touch with preparations. This year's Soundcamp / Reveil is supported in part through a Small Cooperation Project grant from Creative Europe - a programme of the European Commission. Thank you!
01/02/2020: UK & Ireland Soundscape Community (UKISC) Network Meeting, Attenborough Centre, Falmer, UK. Andrew Deakin (FON, Cumbria) talking about the Acoustic Commons.
27-31/01/2020: Creative / Technical Workshop at Locus Sonus, ESAAix / AMU, Aix-Marseille, FR. We are happy to participate / contribute to this second meeting of partners for the Acoustic Commons, developing digital and analogue tools for sharing environmental sounds in real time: acousticommons.net.
16/12/2019: 'Reveil | Soundcamp - Experiments with co-creating ecological artworks across scales.' Presentation for UN Live, Copenhagen, with UN Museum and KIC Europe.
10-29/12/2019: 'Biosphere Open Microphones (BIOM) - Towards a network of remote listening points in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserves' by Soundcamp (Maria Papadomanolaki, Dawn Scarfe, Grant Smith) in Soundscape - The Journal of Acoustic Ecology Volume 18, 2019.
25-29/11/2019: The Acoustic Commons - Partners Meeting 1, hosted by Full of Noises in Cumbria, UK. With Locus Sonus, CONA, FON, Soundcamp, joined by Angus Carlyle and Angharad Cooper. Supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission.
22-27/10/2019: Streambox workshops at the Goethe Institute and performance at the Czech Center, DA Festival, Sofia. Supported by the British Council in Bulgaria. Thank you! See the presentation and notes from the workshops.
04-13/10/2019: Residency at Wave Farm, Upper Hudson Valley, New York. Test Site of Acoustic Commons 1 (TSAC 1). Thanks to TSL for hosting Sound Art Revisited, celebrating a new edition of the book by Alan Licht, with Galen Joseph-Hunter, Zach Poff, Annea Lockwood.
17-20/09/2019: Workshops on live streaming and the Biosphere Open Microphone Network (BIOM) at Camp France, Aulus-les-Bains, Pyrenees, with Leah Barclay. Presentation from the workshop. BIOM information sheet. Streambox equipment. Streambox DIY.
04/09/2019: Live stream from under the Heathrow flightpath for No 3rd Runway Coalition, with Plane Hell Action, HACAN East at St Mark's Church, Kennington.
08/2019: 'Acoustic Commons - Pooling creative approaches to develop a live network of European soundscapes.' Soundcamp is a partner in a 3 year Small Cooperation project supported by the Creative Europed program of the European Commission. Together with Full of Noises (FON, Cumbria - lead partner), Locus Sonus (Aix-Marseille), CONA (Ljubljana), in association with Hellenic Mediterranean University (Crete), Cyberforest (Tokyo).
04-05/05/2019: Soundcamps in London and other locations around the globe. The London Soundcamp welcomes commissions from Platform and Jessie Brennan, together with Reveil 6. Projects. Programme. Soundcamps. Selected streams. With support from Arts Council England, London Borough of Southwark, local and private supporters.
21/11/2018: 'Acoustic Commoning - experiments with sounds and places in real time' at Iméra, Aix-Marseille for Pratiques de l'écoute, écoute des pratiques #8: écologies sonores, écosophie et communs auditifs, with Locus Sonus. Presentation.
20-21/09/2018: 'Solar streamboxes for acoustic commoning' for Balance-Unbalance 2018, Rotterdam, Netherlands, with V2 Lab for the Unstable Media, and The Patchingzone.Workshops building solar powered streamboxes for relaying live sounds from around Rotterdam. With Rob Mackay and Max Baraitser Smith. Supported by V2 Lab. Presentation. Workshop notes.
09-12/09/2018: 'Acoustic Commons - crowd-sourced archiving of real-time sounds' for DRHA 2018, Valletta, Malta, hosted by Fondazzjoni Kreattività. Soundcamp ran a live stream with bells, fireworks, pigeons, demolition work from Triq Hanover in Cospicua throughout the conference, and streambox building workshop on Tuesday morning. Introduction to the workshop.
24-28/06/2018: Ecoacoustics Congress 2018, Brisbane, AUS, hosted by QUT and Griffiths University. Thanks to all who attended a Streaming Lab on Biosphere Open Microphones (BIOM) on Sunday 24th. Please find workshop how to and an introduction. A presentation 'Real-time ecoacoustics for art-science-activism' on the 28th is here + Forest streaming from the Noosa Biosphere Reserve with Leah Barclay (Biosphere Soundscapes) + an updated leaflet on Biosphere Open Microphones: BIOM.
13/06/2018: The Live Audio Archive, Leonardo Volume 51 Issue 3 June 2018, documents a panel at Balance Unbalance in Manizales, Colombia 9-11 May 2016. Featuring work with live audio streams by Locus Sonus, Zach Poff, Wave Farm, Cyberforest, John Grzinich, Dawn Scarfe, Weather Report (Jiyeon Kim and Gangil Yi), Maria Papadomanolaki.
15/05/2018: Making Waves: Reveil Revealed on WGXC 90.7FM - Maria Papadomanolaki and Grant Smith in conversation with Darren Copeland on 5 years of the Reveil broadcast. Produced by New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA). With remote recordings from the Reveil archive of live streams by Sukanta Majumdar, Grégoire Lauvin, Cyberforest, Fernando Godoy, and a multi-point recording by participants in the recent Warbler's Roost soundcamp at South River, Ontario. Listen
06/04/2018 - ongoing : Booking open for the soundcamp at Stave Hill Ecological Park, Rotherhithe, London over the weekend of 5-6 May. And at other sites including End of The World Garden, Cornwall; South Walney Island, Cumbria: Lowestoft. For more details and locations further afield, see: Camp.
03/03/2018 - 28/03/2018 : Call open for a new residency on South Walney Island with Octopus collective. The first round is open to artists based in northern England. Details and application here.
05/05/2018 - 06/05/2018 : Soundcamp | Reveil 5 at Stave Hill Ecological Park and sites around the world over the weekend of International Dawn Chorus Day 5-6 May 2018.
01/2018 - ongoing : New open microphone relaying sounds from a winter roosting site in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in the State of Mexico. Off grid solar powered stream over 3G in the mountains at Cerro Pelón. More information on the Locus Sonus soundmap, and here: Eavesdropping on butterflies.. With Rob Mackay, Sound and Environment, Univ of Hull, UK; Pablo Jaramillo López, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; David Blink, College of the Siskiyous, USA; Franco Ramirez, Mexico; Benny Talbot, UK; Alice O'Rourke, UK; Jef Shults, La Bru, Mexico; Patricio Moreno; Butterflies & Their People arborists, Mexico; Biosphere Soundscapes.
24/11/2017 - 12/01/2018 : The Acoustic Commons. A series of 6 programmes on Resonance Extra every Friday at 12 noon London time UTC, showcasing long term streams on the Locus Sonus network and elsewhere, and conversations with streamers who transmit the sounds. Details and archive.
12/10/2017: Humanising algorithmic listening: DIY radio transmission - Pi streambox workshop at Onca Gallery, Brighton for Brighton Digital Festival with Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex, and Digital Music and Sound Arts, University of Brighton. Raspberry Pi streambox recipes.
06/10/2017 - 07/10/2017 : FON. For Full of Noises Festival, Soundcamp present work in process from the first South Walney residency with Octopus Collective and the Cumbria Wildlife Trust. Live streams from 4 locations on the island, including 2 off grid, provide proof of concept for the extension of a Cumbria Open Microphone Network (COMN). Real-time sounds streaming live into Barrow Market for South Walney Radio introduce some of the turbulence and strange attraction of this far yet remote location into everyday exchanges. SC joined by Sarah Dalrymple of CWT, who also led a walk on the island on Sunday afternoon. Live stream from a shingle spit on the south end of Walney island. Gull Spit - presentation of materials from the residency.
13/07/2017 : 'The Live Audio Archive', Leonardo, MIT Press, Abstract.
01/07/2017 - 31/10/2017 : South Walney residency with Octopus Collective and the Cumbria Wildlife Trust. Exploring the island through in situ and remote listening. Pilot for a residency proposing an extended engagement with the site, with its distinctive and significant overlay of human and non human histories and ecologies. Live stream from a shingle spit on the south end of Walney island. Gull Spit - materials in process from the residency.
21/08/2017 - 23/08/2017 : SoundCamp at Balance Unbalance, Plymouth University, working with Biosphere Soundscapes and the North Devon Biosphere Reserve at Braunton Burrows, to set up a new live stream for the BIOM network.
06/07/2017 : Workshop / performance: 'Acoustic Commons' for Curious Lab: Unfinished at Barbican | Guildhall.
29/06/2017 - 03/07/2017 : SoundCamp at Sound and Environment, University of Hull with Biosphere Soundscapes for the launch of Biosphere Open Microphones - a network of open microphones for the UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. See the presentation and how to build a raspberry pi streambox (from the workshop). Biosphere Open Microphones (BIOM) leaflet (as pdf).
27/05/2017 : What it sounds like where we live: Chittaranjan Colony, Kolkata, 54 Cambria Road, London - listening back and forth remotely to ecologies of home. Grant Smith in conversation with Sukanta Majumdar (The Travelling Archive), Studio 21, Kolkata, India.
05/2017 : Short film by Peter Gazey and Rose Ades on soundcamp at Stave Hill Ecological Park in Rotherhithe, with Rebeka Clark, Maria Papadomanolaki, Geoff Sample, Karina Townsend, Leon Lewis, Dawn Scarfe, Grant Smith vimeo youtube.
06-07/05/2017 : SoundCamp | Reveil: over the weekend of International Dawn Chorus Day 6th to 7th May 2017.
02/11/2016 : SoundCamp: Presentation at Locus Sonus (ESAAix, Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, PRISM) Aix en Provence, France.
29/10/2016 : 'Listening to The End of The World: Live streaming the Tokyo University Cyberforests and other remote objects', Saturday 29 October, 11 - 16.30, with Cyberforest and the Unit for Sound Practice Research, Goldsmiths University, London.
01/2016 - 01/2017 : '30 years of urban ecology at Stave Hill in Docklands', a research and public engagement residency supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, Arts Council England, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund and local funders. Project page. Archive. Celebrating the First Ecology Parks in London by David Goode in The Nature of Cities, 15 January 2017.
22-25/09/2016 : SoundCamp at Inspiral Festival, Swedenborg House, Stave Hill Ecological Park, Greenwich University.
07/08/2016 : SoundCamp in conversation with Emma Warren at Caught by the River Thames Festival Fulham Palace, London.
29-30/06/2016 : Soundtent: listening laboratory for Language, Landscape and the Sublime, Dartington, Devon.
09/05 - 11/05 2016 : SoundCamp panel and live streaming workshop at Balance/Unbalance Manizales, Colombia.
05/2016 : Sounds Remote : a reader of live streams from Reveil 2015 with images by Ky Lewis and writings by Paul Tourle, Rob St John, Zach Poff, Anna Friz, Udo Noll, Angus Carlyle, published by Uniformbooks. Available from the publisher or directly: firstname.lastname@example.org.
30/04 - 01/05 2016 : SoundCamp/Reveil. Supported by Arts Council England, Southwark Neighbourhoods Fund, Heritage Lottery and local funders.
03/04/2016 : Oral History Workshop At Stave Hill Ecological Park. To book please contact us at: email@example.com
22/03/2016 : Contribution to HydroSonics 2.0 event part of World Water Day | NY | USA
20/03/2016 : DIY Pi streamboxes: webinar with water-wheel for World Water Day
05/03/2016 : Funding from ACE and HLF confirmed to develop our annual soundcamp/Reveil event and a series of community-led, site specific residencies in conjunction with the 30 year Anniversary of Stave Hill Ecological Park
16/02/2016 : Feature at Voir magazine. Part of Mois Multi | Quebec City | CA
03/02 - 27/02 2016 : Les Présences Invisibles. Part of Mois Multi Festival. Quebec City | CA
December 2015 : Open microphone installed at Mount Meru (Farm 510 Olosiva), Tanzania in collaboration with ornithologist James Wolstonecroft Listen via Locus Sonus.
17/11/2015 : SoundCamp at Talentlab | B3Media with MRL Nottingham | UK
23/10 - 24/10 2015 : SoundCamp Residency at Project Radio | Leeds | UK
October 2015 : SoundCamp | Sounds Remote mini-feature at Uniformagazine No. 3 | Devon | UK
18/09 - 20/09 2015 : Participation at Music Tech Fest: Hack The Artist | Ljubljana | SI
24/06/2015 : Rasberry Pi Workshop at Radio Arts | The Horsebridge Art | Kent | UK
04/06 - 06/06 2015 : Paper presentation at Network Ecologies: Exploring Relations Between Environmental Art, Science & Activism Conference | University of Hull | UK
02/05 - 03/05 2015 : SoundCamp/Reveil 2015 at SHEP | London | UK
30/03/2015 : REVEIL | Feature at Clocktower Radio | New York | US
27/03 - 29/03 2015 : Paper presentation at Balance/Unbalance 2015 | Arizona State University | US
November 2014 : Installation of Open Microphone at Maweni Farm | Tanzania | Listen
October 2014 : Sound And Music Touring Grant 2015/16 | UK
September 2014 : Presentation at Music Tech Fest London |LSO St.Lukes | UK
03/05 - 04/05 2014 : SoundCamp/Reveil 2014 at SHEP | London | UK
April 2014 : un_heard streams | Self-published | London | UK