This is my neighborhood
We're creating festivals of neighborhoods. We want you to meet our friends and get to know how they live.
In Ahousgnansu, Côte d'Ivoire, Yao Eby is our friend. He writes, "I was born in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, and I spent my childhood in the village of Ahougnansou ... More
In Santiago Tuxtla, Mexico, Gregorio Rodríguez Orozco writes, "I was born in Celaya, in the State of Guanajuato in Mexico. After studying classical guitar in Guadalajara ... More
In Veilleurbanne, France, a neighborhood near Lyons, our friends are Philippe Clement and Caroline Boisson. Carolina writes, "As a small child, I discovered the world in the workshop of my parents, between painting and sculpture ... More
The music of speech
Let's listen to people speak wherever they are in the world. And let's compose with their voices. Ah, these voices can be beautiful and interesting.
Georgia Spiropoulos' multi-lingual settings of Walt Whitman's poems creates a universal context ... more
All these people eating at a restaurant in Staten Island seem to be saying, hey, this food is good let's have some ... more
many more voices
Visits to places
Visiting places is one way to gain an awareness of the world. Go somewhere. Take us with you. Show us how it looks and let us hear how it sounds.
Carla Scaletti leads us on a visit to Yellowstone National Park ... More
Micah Frank records silent soundscapes in California ... More
Garth Paine explores the Shoalhaven River in New South Wales, Australia ... More
many more places
Technology & Originality
We're looking for a surprise. A new idea that we haven't yet experienced. A use of technology and new concepts that lead us to think in a new way.
Carla Scaletti composes the reverberation at St. Jakobi, Lübeck, Germany ... More
Take a Walk
Take a walk. Bring your camera. Comment.
Rodger Stuart Davis takes us on a walk through Key West ... More
A gallery is a group of several images, sometimes accompanied by a narrative or sound, that are chosen for the home page slideshow. Each gallery remains on the home page for a few weeks, then takes its permanent place as an Ear to the Earth ongoing project.
Gallery#1 contains images by Arsenije Jovanovic, Amandine Pras, Omid Burgin, Christina Viola Oorebeek, Joel Chadabe ... More