Organised SoundToward a Dark Nature Recording

Nature sound recording has long been criticised for the artifice of the documents it produces. Joining this easy target is the implication that the form’s aesthetic frame, which often intends to promote our connection to nature, actually serves to disconnect us. This paper reviews critiques of nature sound recording and suggests that by confronting what it excludes from ‘nature’, the form might yet come to terms with ecology.

Volume 16 / Issue 03 / December 2011, pp 206-210
2011
Journal Article