When it comes to understanding the world around us, we can look and observe change with our eyes. But what about using our ears to listen to the ways in which our environments change? This is the type of work that Milena Droumeva and Brett Ashleigh do. Milena is an assistant professor of sound studies and Brett is a PhD student. Both of them work and research at SFU’s School of Communication, which is quite world famous in the areas of sound studies and soundscape research thanks to the work of R. Murray Schafer, Barry Truax and others. In this episode, Am Johal sits down with Milena and Brett to talk about how listening can offer a unique insight into the ongoing change around us that we might miss if we don’t take the time to do it.You can learn more about the Sonic Research Studio and all the work that they do by checking out their website: www.sfu.ca/sonic-studio.html.Watch Milena's TEDxSFU talk, "Sounding out Sexism in Video Games", here: www.ted.com/talks/milena_droume…xism_in_video_games
On Episode 32 of Below the Radar, Am Johal interviews Milena Droumeva and Brett Ashleigh
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