Acoustic Botany: Can We Re-Imagine Nature?
Nature turns to entertainment in Acoustic Botany.
Historically, musicians are always on the hunt of birthing music and sounds that bring a sense of harmony (or disharmony) from nature; nature is almost always the referent. We Make Money Not Art points us to Royal College of Art student David Benque‘s Acoustic Botany project. Attempting to engineer a natural landscape with a more “harmonious” soundscape than nature, Benque further illustrates his aim: