Border Soundwalk with Glenn Weyant

MOCA Tucson, 265 S. Church Ave, Tucson, AZ

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Border Soundwalk with Glenn Weyant
November 4, 2017

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Join University of Arizona Technology of Sound Professor Glenn Weyant for an experiential tour and hands-on workshop of deep desert listening along the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Travel through open landscapes of grasslands, mountains, and expansive horizons through Southern Arizona in a day of deep desert listening and field recording in this rare opportunity to explore hidden gems and sonically unique borderland locations in the Arizona desert.

8am – meet at MOCA Tucson for introductions, overview of the day, and a light breakfast

First Stop – Sasabe, AZ for a sensorial experience that includes a soundwalk, field recording, birding, and photography; walk from where the border wall ends and the open Arizona desert begins!

Second Stop – Arivaca, AZ to walk the trails and boardwalks of the Buenos Aires National Monument Arivaca Cienega Trail.

Midday Break for Lunch

Third Stop – Nogales, AZ for an urban sound walk and field recording along the border wall.

Final Stop – MOCA Tucson for an evening where participants will share their images, experiences, and recordings in the museum’s Great Hall for the public.

Registration fee includes: Transportation, light breakfast, and snacks/water.

Sound equipment, while not necessary for the experience, is recommended.

Glenn Weyant personally recommends for anyone who would like to use their cell phones as a microphone.

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$75 for MOCA members, $100 for non-members.



$75 for MOCA members / $100 for non-members


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