What role can sound recordings play in our understanding of a developing modern city? One of the world’s most historically significant cities, Venice has undergone a major spatial and cultural transformation in recent decades, including depopulation, segregation, and the erosion of local identity and cultural heritage.
In this enlightening webinar event, experts in sound, architecture and research will come together to explore noise and listening as fundamental tools to answer critical questions. Sharing their expertise on the ‘topophony’ of Venice, the panel will discuss the role that soundscapes can play in deepening our understanding — and impacting the shape of — significant historical and cultural places.
You can experience a sound artwork depicting nine Italian cities, in-person, during an immersive exhibition, Immersive cities, at Istituto Italiano di Cultura Melbourne, throughout MKW21.