Join internationally renowned sound artist and ecosystems biologist Francisco López for an exclusive masterclass in the Noosa Biosphere Reserve on September 15th 2013
Francisco López is internationally recognized as one of the major figures of the experimental music and sound art scene. He is also a Ph.D. ecosystem biologist, with more than twenty years of teaching experience in Spain and Latin America. His experience in the field of sound creation and work with environmental recordings spans over a period of over thirty years. He has collaborated internationally with 150 artists and his work has been released by more than 300 record labels worldwide. He has been awarded four times with honorary mentions at the competition of Ars Electronica Festival and is the recipient of the Qwartz Award 2010 for best sound anthology. He has realized hundreds of field recording projects, commissions, live performances, sound installations and workshops, as well as research in entomology and ecosystem dynamics, in over sixty countries in the five continents, with a particular emphasis on tropical and sub-tropical areas in the Americas, Africa and Australasia. www.franciscolopez.net
This masterclass will include an introduction to Francisco's practice and a guided field recording trip in the Noosa Biosphere Reserve.
Date: Sunday, September 15, 2013
Time: 9am – 12pm
Location: Noosa Biosphere Reserve, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
Field recording will take place in the upper Noosa River; participants will travel by boat to the entrance of the Everglades.
Meeting Point: 8:45am at the Big Pelican on Noosa River (222 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville QLD 4566)
Please bring your own field recording equipment and sun protection. Field recording kits are available for hire if you do not have access to your own equipment.
Cost: This event is free of charge supported by Biosphere Soundscapes and Noosa Biosphere Ltd.
Optional: 12pm – 3pm – Visit Noosa Biosphere Festival
Join the local community to celebrate Noosa Biosphere Reserve and enjoy a relaxed lunch by Noosa River after the Masterclass with Francisco López. The festival is a 5min walk from the location where the boat will drop you off after the masterclass.
Please register via the form here, while the masterclass is free of charge, places are very limited.