2018 International Artists Day at Gilmore City Bradgate Middle School, Gilmore Iowa

Honored to have been invited to do a workshop with these amazing kids whose funding for art classes had been completely cut in recent years. See more of the results here¬†and please keep voting people into office who will support the arts as an important part of a child’s education.

Yale Radio – Museum of Non-Visible Art Interview

Available online here

Acoustic Ecology Class on IPTV’s Iowa Outdoors

My Acoustic Ecology class at the Iowa Lakeside Lab was featured on an episode of Iowa Public Television’s Iowa Outdoors. Watch the episode here

Water Quality Xylophone featured on Iowa’s KCCI

Watch the video here

Water Quality Xylophone featured on WHOTV Channel 13 News

Watch the story here

Iowa State Daily Interview about my Max Ames Fest installation

Available online here

Iowa Public Radio Interview – Listen Right Here: DSM

The interview by John Pemble can be heard online here

Iowa Public Radio – Talk of Iowa with Charity Nebbe

Interviewed about the Buoy Music project. The full interview, originally aired live, can be heard online here

KHOI Heart of Iowa Radio Interview

Available online here

Selected as first non-Australian Artist-in-Residence at the Bogong Centre for Sound Culture

Learn more about the Residency program on the BCSC website

Noisolation Headphones Featured on Los Angele’s KTLA

The full segment can be viewed online here (I love the segue afterwards back at the anchor desk)

Southern California’s NPR station created a short documentary video about the Noisolation Headphones

The full video can be seen online here

AS SEEN ON TV: Acoustic Ecology @ Iowa Lakeside Lab

Throughout this course, students will explore a variety of tactics for exploring, documenting and analyzing the soundscape at various locations surrounding Lakeside Lab and beyond.

Water Quality Xylophone

An interactive public art sculpture that sonifies nearby water quality data and allows participants to play the data on the resulting instrument.

Bureau of Infrastructure Tourism

Providing listening tours of infrastructure noise and acoustically rich non-spaces in the built environment.

Listen Right Here: DSM – Des Moines Art Center Iowa Artist

An urban soundscape exploration completed during my year as an Iowa Artist through the Des Moines Art Center.

Parts Per Million [Interactive Cassettes 01]

An interactive installation exploring a years worth of Des Moines River nitrate levels in relationship to Iowa nature sounds.

Listening Instruments Invention Workshop and Soundwalk @ the Des Moines Art Center

A listening focused design and exploration workshop for folks of all ages.

Listening in Bogong Village Cassette

A nature sound exploration released as a cassette with digital download on Maximum Ames Records

Heritage Listening @ Black Contemporary

A sonic exploration of unfarmed land in Iowa, installed in a dormant seed dryer located on a heritage farm.

Solo Exhibition: Grand View University

This solo exhibition in Grand View University’s Prairie Meadow Gallery represented various works form the previous 3 years of audio recording and acoustic ecology explorations from around the world

Buoy Music

Sonification of sensor data collected from the Lakeside Lab research buoy located in West Lake Okaboji in northwest Iowa.

Listening Walk – Mt Beauty, Victoria, Australia

This listening walk was part of my time as the artist in residence at the Bogong Centre for Sound Culture and featured use of the modified headphones.

Junction Dam – Listening at the Intersection of Nature & Community

An installation in Bogong Village’s Junction Dam exploring the impact of man on the natural environment of the Alpine National Park. Bogong Centre for Sound Culture. Victoria, Australia.

From Memory

A data-driven live performance as part of Grin City Culture Lab’s theatrical production sonifying data that NASA is collecting via two satellites orbiting the sun.

Sonic Fictions & Sonic Forms Workshop

A workshop exploring sound recording, experimental composition, design principles, and interactive art.

Alert Fatigue

An installation using circuit-bent smoke alarms to explore the soundscape we design through the introduction of sonic alerts and the increasing tendency to ignore them.

Noisolation Headphones

An invention for mechanically transforming the relationship between a person and the sounds that immediately surround them.