The Global Composition: Soundscape Conference in Darmstadt 25-28 July 2012

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The Global Composition: Soundscape Conference in Darmstadt 25-28 July 2012

The conference will be opened in the afternoon of Wednesday, July 25, 2012, by the Ambassador of Canada, Hochschule Darmstadt’s president and the Mayor of Dieburg. It will end Saturday night, July 28, 2012, after the conference dinner. We are currently preparing a post-conference trip through the famous historic and very picturesque Odenwald forest region.

Keynote presenters:

Gernot Böhme Professor em. of Philosophy, TU Darmstadt
Institut für Praxis der Philosophie Darmstadt/Germany
Monika Fleischmann  Research artist, Honorary Professor of Interactive Media Art & Science at University of Applied Sciences Bremen
Fraunhofer Institute St. Augustin/Germany
Bill Fontana sound artist and William and Stephanie Sick Distinguished Professor SAIC, Chicago/USA
Helmi Järviluoma-Mäkelä professor of Cultural Studies, University of Eastern Finland/Joensuu
Bernie Krause scientist, electronic musician, soundscape pioneer    
R. Murray Schafer pedagogue, composer, scholar, Indian River/Canada
Hildegard Westerkamp composer, pedagogue, Vancouver/Canada

Further major presenters include:

Ioanna Etmektsoglou     Assistant Professor in Psychology of Music, Ioanian University Corfu/Greece (tbc)
Trevor Isaac U’mista Cultural Society, Namgis Nation/Canada
Marc Jacobs director faro, member UNESCO commission Belgium,tbc
Eric Leonardson             composer, radio artist, sound designer, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Sound, in The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Jay Needham                     composer and sound artist; Associate Professor, Audio Arts, Department of Radio-Television, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University Carbondale USA