|Submitted by||Your email||URL||Project Name||Organisation it's based at||Contact person||Description|
|your name, please||if you're ok with us contacting you later||website for the project or media||what's the initiative called?||is it based at an org?|
is there an obvious human?
tell us what it is, or about, or whatever you can think of
|None||StoryWorks||Lisa Heledd Jones||No archive online yet, i think.|
|Call for Sounds!||American Religious Sounds Practice|
How are you practicing religion from home?
|Tell Us Your Pandemic Stories for Our Oral History||WIRED magazine||Garrett M. Graff||Written stories, submitted via email.|
|An Oral History of a Social-Distancing Birthday Party||The Cut||Allison P. Davis|
Article/interviews about a birthday party that got cancelled.
|George Oatesfirstname.lastname@example.org||https://george08.blogspot.com/||Well, it's my personal blog||George Oates||George Oates!|
I've been finding writing about what's happening a good creative outlet, and something a bit soothing. We're all having lots of thoughts, and I thought I'd write some down.
Museums Scramble to Document the Pandemic, Even as It Unfolds
|New York Times||Lisa Abend|
"With photographs, field interviews and mass surveys, institutions are trying to preserve information about everyday life during the crisis for future study."
|George Oatesemail@example.com||Vesthimmerlands Museum||Maria Hagstrup||Street photography|
|George Oatesfirstname.lastname@example.org||V&A Rapid Response||Corinna Gardner|
Orange County Regional History Center
|Digital detritus like cancellation emails|
|George Oatesemail@example.com||National Museum of Denmark|
Christian Sune Pedersen
"The museum is asking citizens of all ages to answer an online questionnaire to preserve important information about everyday life during the crisis for future study."
|The Kids Are All... Home||Pineapple Street Studios||Max Linsky|
Kids from around the world making brief podcast segments together about what they're getting up to whilst stuck at home. It features many precious things, such as "I know a cat expert because, well, he is a cat", breakfast burritos and lists of things they can see in their backyards (including something that looks like "ninja throwing stars").
|99% Invisible - Roman Mars Describes Things as They Are||99% Invisible||Roman Mars|
Roman Mars does an audio tour of his house, including a sound sample of a cutlery drawer being opened, a brief history of the printer and a lightbulb joke.
|Stay Home Sounds||Cities and Memory||Stuart Fawkes|
Collection of recorded sounds from cities in lockdown.
firstname.lastname@example.org / Grant Smith for previous editions
Annual listening camps and 24-hr broadcast - running remotely this year and collecting sounds of isolation as a free open call (family / group participation encouraged)
|Listening Across Disciplines II|
UAL: Creative Research into Sound Art Practice
|Dr. Salomé Voegelin|
Invites you to listen to a monthly sound sample and send in a description, definition or audition of that sound. A collection of responses and the final reveal are published here: https://www.listeningacrossdisciplines.net/home/sound-of-the-month/ "Responses will help us understand how listening translates into words and what communal crossovers and shared understandings may or may not exist."
|Leituras ao Ouvido (Readings in Your Ear)||Casa Fernando Pessoa||<none found>|
Booking and running poetry readings by phone, on weekdays
|Renataemail@example.com||https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/18/arts/music/coronavirus-concerts-home.html||Disconcerted: A Music Critic's Empty Nights||New York Times||Jon Pareles|
Collection of photos of music venues in lockdown + article by a music critic
|The Pandemic Is Remaking What Performance Can Be||The New Yorker||Dan Chiasson|
More general to performance than sound alone, but an interesting read on performance in balconies, TikTok and online preservation
|My Listening Protocol||Sound Studies Lab||Holge Schulze|
Listening protocol (five steps to use listening as a research method)
|Soundscapes in the Pandemic||Aporee||<none found>|
Interactive map, with user contributions of soundscapes in the pandemic (including a pot-banging protest in São Paulo and balcony recordings of public actions in Berlin)
|Renatafirstname.lastname@example.org||https://illustratedtapes.com/||Illustrated Mixtapes||Illustrated Mixtapes|
Sam Alley / email@example.com
Different guest illustrators curate and illustrate mixtapes - might start to have some more responses to the creative state of lockdown / Collaborative project exploring and celebrating the relationship between music and visual art, one mixtape at a time.
|Learning to Listen to, and Beyond, the Siren’s Call||New York Times||Lindsay Zoladz|
A music critic’s soundscape has been reshaped by the wail of ambulances. But she’s learning to hear in unexpected ways.
|Sonic Meditations, by Pauline Oliveros|
Quite a long guide, but briefly it's about 1. actually making sounds 2. actively imagining sounds 3. listening to present sounds 4. remembering sounds. It has some brilliant prompts, like 'have you ever heard the sound of an iceberg melting?' , 'what constitutes your musical universe?', and other ways of playing around with names, words and sounds.
|Sounds at My Window|
Open call: "open your window, or go to your balcony, at a chosen time, day or night, listen to the surrounding landscape, record it, or describe it vocally, or in writing, graphically, or even mix genres, invent your own modes description, representation."