Hydrophonia: Barcelona 2010

HYDROPHONIA is a festival of hydrophone soundart dedicated to raising public awareness of ocean noise.

Hydrophonia Barcelona 2010
29-30 October 2010
Espai Cultural Caja Madrid
Plaza de Catalunya 9
Barcelona, Spain, 08002


Tomoko SauvagePlays singing water bowls using hydrophones in place of microphones to tranduce the sound. Based in Paris, France.

Kim Cascone – Electro-acoustic composer based in San Francisco, California. Director of Hydrophonia.

Lee Patterson – Sound artist who records secret languages of underwater insects and plants. Based in Prestwich, UK.

Enrico Coniglio – Doing hydrophone recordings of the construction taking place on the Venice canal system. Based in Venice, Italy.

Emiliano Zeleda – Currently conducting research into the effect of anthropogenic noise on marine life. Composes electro-acoustic pieces using these sounds as source material. Based in Barcelona, Spain.

Mike Rooke – Conducts research of audio transducers of all types. Makes high quality research grade hydrophones. Based in Helsinki, Finland.

Lars Kinderman –Project manager for PALAOA: PerenniAL Acoustic Observatory in the Antarctic Ocean, which streams the underwater soundscape of the shelf ice edge in Antarctica.

Gianni Pavan –Professor of “Terrestrial and Marine Bioacoustics” at the University of Pavia, Italy.

for more information visit http://www.hydrophonia.com/