Listening to the City: Engagement, Exploration + Intervention through Sound

Thursday, May 25, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Building 9 - Room 255

This 2-day conference, Listening to the City: Engagement, Exploration + Intervention through Sound, is being hosted by the MIT Community Innovators Lab (CoLab), LA Listens, and the Design Studio for Social Intervention. The convening is intended for activists, artists, residents, researchers, students, teachers, and community practitioners with an interest in sound as a creative mode of inquiry, a tool for democratic engagement, and a means for social change. Through hands-on workshops, performances, panel discussions, field trips, and other types of interactive sessions, presenters will demonstrate how sound can can better prepare us to understand, empathize, and engage with the complexities of our urban environments. This event is free and made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, but requires registration by May 20th. Please reserve your spot here today! For more information, please contact Allegra Williams at Allegraw@mit.edu.