Coinciding with activities on The 606 is the x #SoundCon World Listening Day virtual symposium.
This live, online broadcast of presentations on the theme of “Sounds Lost & Found” takes place on July 17 and 18. Visit
SoundCon.org to view scheduled presentations.
Below is the virtual symposium schedule as of July 16 with direct links.
Sunday, July 17, 2016
8:00PM CST /
Eric Leonardson, Executive Director, World Listening Project (Chicago)*
8:20PM CST / Aditi Bhagwat, MA in Kathak Dance, Gandharva Mahavidyalaya (Mumbai) Monday, July 18, 2016
10:20AM CST /
Emeka Ogboh, Theme Creator, World Listening Day 2016 (Lagos)
10:40AM CST / Hilda Daniel, Multimedia Artist (NYC / Singapore / LA)
11:00AM CST / Ben Mirin aka DJ Ecotone, National Geographic Channel (NYC)
11:20AM CST / Maile Colbert, PhD Fellow, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Lisbon)
11:40AM CST / Carmen Braden, Canadian Association for Sound Ecology (Yellowknife)
12:00PM CST / Milena Droumeva, Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University (Vancouver)
* Leonardson’s presentation follows the
event ENDING AT 7:30 Sunday. “Sounds Alive Treasure Hunt”
Soundwalks and Instrument Making Workshops featuring Hal Rammel and led by Eric Leonardson:
2016 Open AIR (Artist in Residence)
The 606 & Bloomingdale Trail
June 18, 2016
● 10-11 am Meet at Julia de Burgos Park, Albany Access Point
Soundwalk with Amanda Gutierrez & Eric (Spanish)
● 1-2 pm Meet at Exelon Observatory at Ridgeway, the West Trailhead
Soundwalk with Norman W. Long & Eric (English)
● 4-5:20 pm at lawn over St. Louis Ave & Bloomingdale Trail
Instrument Making Workshop with Hal Rammel & Eric
● 6-7 pm Meet at Wood Street Access Ramp
Soundwalk with Anna Orlikowska (Polish)
The Bloomingdale Trail Murals
View from Exelon Observatory, West Entrance to the 606 Bloomingdale Trail
Details on all 606 Soundscape events held throughout June and July will be regularly posted here and through Facebook events.
In case you need a “reminder notification” Download the updated 606 Soundscape flier. click here to “attend on” Facebook!
In other news, you might want more information on Eric Leonardson’s art practices and other organizations he is involved in directing; accessed by clicking
Stay active and up-to-date this summer by
keeping track of other innovative, public and free events led by Eric Leonardson, made possible and with the help of organizations such as the Chicago Public Park systems and the Trust for Public Land. The 606 Soundscape is a project for the broader one, Open AIR, and Leonardson has devised this especially for The 606 artist residency program.