Sensing Cities Ep. 13: a conversation with Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Image courtesy of Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Image courtesy of Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Episode 13 invites Budhaditya Chattopadhyay to discuss his work Elegy for Bangalore released via Gruenrekorder in 2013. Among other topics, we talk about contemplative engagement with the urban environment, exile,  Kundera’s Slowness, being a nomadic listener, the importance of developing a methodology that protects us and our individuality  from the alienating effects of the urban soundscape as well as his notion of hyper-listening.

The show will be broadcast on Friday 31st of January 2014 at 5:00pm to 5:30pm (repeated on Monday 3rd of February at 1am) @ Resonance FM.

About Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay is an artist and researcher working with sound and listening. His work encompasses field recording, sound/audiovisual installation, and composition for live performance. Budhaditya was born in India, and studied cinema specializing in sound recording at India’s national film school SRFTI; later he completed a master’s degree in new media at Aarhus University, Denmark, with a dissertation in sound art. Among other awards, he received an Honorary Mention at Prix Ars Electronica in 2011. Currently he is engaged with a PhD project at University of Copenhagen working with perception and cognition of sound.

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