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

Thursday, May 25, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Building 9 - Room 255

This 2-day convening, hosted by the MIT Community Innovators Lab (CoLab), LA Listens, and the Design Studio for Social Intervention

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 made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Conference organizers are currently reviewing proposals and more details on the schedule and registration will be forthcoming in mid-April. Please contact Allegra Williams at Allegraw@mit.edu for more information.