Tuned City presentation at KUMU, Tallinn

Symposium: Sound and public space
30.10.2013 / 11:00 – 17:00
[...] Urban space and sound: John Grzinich will introduce Tuned City, which has been held in different cities of Europe since 2008 and in Tallinn in 2011. Mapping connections between the built environment and sound, it pays attention to sounds that we usually do not consider to be important, sounds that don’t seem “interesting” or seem to be just background noise. But once they are noticed we actually sense our surroundings differently. Besides “amplifying”, the project experiments with what kind of sounds can be added, and how we can use the city as an instrument. Besides raising the awareness of city soundscapes, it explores how other fields can use the outcomes of such projects as Tuned City, and what the sound artist’s point of view offers to urbanists, architects etc. [...]
http://www.kumu.ee/en/visit/calendar?view=event&id=1530

The Symposium is part of the large scale exhibition “Out of Sync. Looking Back at the History of Sound Art
http://www.kumu.ee/en/visit/calendar?view=event&id=1170

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