Salomé Voegelin on the benefits of ambient noise
5 Mar 2021
Salomé Voegelin on the benefits of ambient noise

From the roar of a stadium crowd to the chatter of strangers on a bus, the everyday sounds we hear have been greatly limited by COVID-19. Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Salomé Voegelin, the author of Sonic Possible Worlds, about how the loss of accidental sounds may be adding to our sense of isolation.

Dr. Salomé Voegelin

Dr. Salomé Voegelin is an artist, researcher, and writer who explores the socio-political practice of sound. She is a professor of sound at the London College of Communication and the author of four books including The Political Possibility of Sound: Fragments of Listening and Sonic Possible Worlds: Hearing the Continuum of Sound.

Katy Young

Katy Young is a Canvas8 senior behavioural analyst. She has a degree in American Studies and Film and an MA in Journalism. Her interests include wild swimming, thinking of podcast ideas and singing in an all-female choir.