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Whispering in the Leaves-an interview with Chris Watson

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Cope, Nicholas (2008) Whispering in the Leaves-an interview with Chris Watson. Sounding Out 5, Conference, September 2010, University of Bournemouth.

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On the occasion of his installation ‘Whispering in the Leaves’ at the Sunderland Winter Gardens commissioned for AVFest 2008, Sounding Out , the international academic conference on sound and the moving image, took the opportunity to interview Newcastle based and world-renowned sound recordist, experimental musician and sound artist Chris Watson about his work.

From founder member of Sheffield-based electronic music pioneers Cabaret Voltaire, via sound recording work for Tyne Tees Television and the Royal Society of Birds, Chris has gone on to win a BAFTA award for his work on David Attenborough’s ‘Life of Birds’, working on numerous wildlife documentaries, radio programmes, music and sound art projects, films and computer games.

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Additional Information: 30 minute Video/DVD Documentary on the work of Sound Recordist and Artist Chris Watson, 2008,, Screenings: Sounding Out 4, University of Sunderland, September 08
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Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2011 16:18
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2019 09:05


Author: Nicholas Cope

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Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Media and Communications


Performing Arts > Drama

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