Department of Anthropology

Sound Studies Lecture Series: Steven Feld

Mon, September 17, 2018 | SAC 5.118

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Steven Feld is an anthropologist, musician/sound artist, and filmmaker. His acoustemology research projects include rainforest sound ecology in Papua New Guinea, the history of bells in Europe, and jazz cosmopolitanism in West Africa. He taught in multiple fields for 35 years, including 1985-95 at UT Austin. Presently he is Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico, working on Voices of the Rainforest, a feature film building on a 7.1 cinema surround virtual rainforest that he composed at Skywalker Sound in 2016-7.

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