MOCA Tucson, 265 S. Church Ave, Tucson, AZ
Border Soundwalk with Glenn WeyantNovember 4, 2017 Event link: https://www.moca-tucson.org/program/border-soundwalk-glenn-weyant/ 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. Sample phone mic link: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?A=details&O=&Q=&ap=y&c3api=1876%2C%7Bcreative%7D%2C%7Bkeyword%7D&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6t7fjd2d1gIVhYuzCh051QBBEAkYASABEgK2ofD_BwE&is=REG&sku=225510 $75 for MOCA members, $100 for non-members.
$75 for MOCA members / $100 for non-members