Leah Barclay presents Locative-audio and augmented reality
This talk will introduce the new app AURALITY and explore a decade of practice in site-specific sonic art using mobile technologies. The featured projects include augmented reality sound walks and interactive experiences designed to connect listeners to place through sound.
Dr. Leah Barclay is a sound artist, composer and researcher working at the intersection of art, science and technology. She specialises in electroacoustic music, acoustic ecology and emerging fields of biology exploring environmental patterns and changes through sound. Her work has been commissioned, performed and exhibited to wide acclaim internationally by organisations including UNESCO, Smithsonian Museum, Ear to the Earth, Al Gore’s Climate Reality and the IUCN. Leah composes complex sonic environments, immersive live performances and interactive installations that draw attention to changing climates and fragile ecosystems. Leah is the President of the Australia Forum for Acoustic Ecology and the Vice President of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. She is currently the director of Biosphere Soundscapes and a research fellow at Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre where she is leading a portfolio of research in acoustic ecology and climate change.