Senses

Poster Senses = The traditional five senses are sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. This system is attributed to philosopher Aristotle. Five is just the beginning. There are other senses, such as pain (nociception), balance (equilibrioception), time and the ability to discern temperature differences (thermoception). Calendar July 18 is World Listening Day. Contests and walks …

Sensory Garden

Buzzwords Sensory Garden = Self-contained garden area that allows visitors to enjoy a wide variety of sensory experiences Elsewhere on the Web https://www.hgtv.com/outdoors/gardens/create-a-sensory-garden https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/accessible/sensory-garden-ideas.htm Photos Wikipedia Sensory_garden Planeta.com City Parks on the Social Web Senses

Senses Links

Photo Links related to senses presented in a somewhat random fashion: Senses + Examples – Example Buzzwords Quotes and Proverbs References Smell/Olfato market herbs, fruit Petrichor – the smell of rain on dry earth. fragrancefree Foul anosmia bodysphere/5394434 anosmia-lives-without-sense-of-smellhttp://hyperallergic.com/360698/smelling-the-old-books-of-the-morgan-libraryhttps://youtu.be/bJkv9b9o9lo Taste/Sabor (Gusto) Fair: Foul Do you eat to live or live to eat? Taste inside-the-world-of-the-tastemaker Hearing/Audición …

Listen

Verbs Listen = To give one’s attention to a sound We hear you. And if we do not hear you, we would like to. Embedded Tweets Please stop saying “giving communities a voice” Communities already have a voice, you just aren’t listening. #AAM2018 — Josey Balenger (@joseybalenger) May 8, 2018 There’s a subfield of musicology …

World Listening Day 2017

Poster: #wld2017 July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2017,  #acousticecology, #deeplistening This year’s theme is “Listening to the Ground.” WLD 2017 reflects and honors the life and legacy of Pauline Oliveros, who died at age 84 on November 26, 2016. World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Contests and walks around the world focus …

Aurality

Highly recommended for anyone traveling or living in coastal Queensland, Australia – a brand new app that explores the state’s wilder side — the rainforests, rivers and reefs through music, sound and acoustic ecology. AURALITY is an innovative, downloadable and walkable endeavor is directed by Leah Barclay (@LeahBarclay), an Australian sound artist working at the intersection of art, …

Soundwalks in Chicago

Soundwalk = excursion where the main purpose is listening to the environment. A perfect event to host or join for World Listening Day (July 18). Hello, friends in the Midwest. If you are in Chicago this week (June 23-25) the go-to events are the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks Soundwalks. For all ages – …