Week 04 – Lecture – Watson & Westerkamp

Week 04 – Lecture – Watson & Westerkamp

Brittany and Ili presented on Chris Watson and Hildegard Westerkamp.

Chris Watson

  • Best known as a wildlife sound recordist
  • Advanced recordings of nature by putting hydrophones in the ocean and mics in trees
  • Aims to bring humans into the hostile world of nature they don’t normally experience

Hildegard Westerkamp

  • Composer, educator, radio artist, sound ecologist
  • Studies the relationship between humans and their environment
  • Concept of making the environmental sounds your instruments
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