Acoustic Commons – A European Co-operation Project

Niolon Drawing

Acoustic Commons 
A Creative Europe Small Cooperation Project

Full of Noises are excited to be a partner in the Acoustic Commons project, which has recently received support from the European Union’s Creative Europe program.

The Acoustic Commons is an emerging network of live environmental streams which draw attention to the unique sounds of particular places across Europe and beyond.
Over the next three years, the Acoustic Commons will develop work between Full of Noises (Barrow, Cumbria – lead partner), Locus Sonus (Aix-Marseille), CONA (Ljubljana), Soundcamp (London), Hellenic Mediterranean University (Crete) and Cyberforest (Tokyo).

As the project proceeds, it will involve events, workshops and creative actions outside conventional cultural spaces, focusing on sounds as intangible resources which can be shared.
You can read the first of a series of zines documenting our first meeting of partners here – look out for further news as the project begins later this year.

Cover image: Niolon, open microphone location, Peter Sinclair December 2017. Drawing by Sam Baraitser Smith
Photo: Acoustic Commons partners at South Walney Nature Reserve with warden Sarah Dalrymple 27/11/2019.