Above: Noise Jam. Photo Credit Kensaku Shinohara. Random Length News.

By Greggory Moore | Random Length News | May 10, 2023

If a tree falls in the forest with no-one to hear it, air is displaced, but there is sound only when a processing device of some sort translates the vibrations of air pressure into auditory signals.

Sound art is all about that subjective experience of hearing, framing sonic data so the listener makes novel connections, maybe discovering something completely new.

FLOOD’s main mission is to engender such discoveries, and soundpedro2023, which kicks off with an opening reception at Angels Gate Cultural Center this weekend, explicitly take “sound intake” as its theme. And as always, the soundpedro centerpiece is next month’s one-night-only transformation of Angels Gate into an indoor/outdoor gallery of multisensory sound-centric installations.

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