Writing by Hildegard Westerkamp

Excerpts of the latest 7 entries appear below. Complete list on the right .

The Disruptive Nature of Listening

Keynote Address International Symposium on Electronic Art,
Vancouver, B.C. Canada August 18, 2015

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An Imaginary Meeting: The Making of MotherVoiceTalk (2008)

My article An Imaginary Meeting: The Making of MotherVoiceTalk (2008) was published in The Art of Immersive Soundscapes, eds. Pauline Minevich, Ellen Waterman, Regina: University of Regina Press, 2013. It comes with a DVD that has the piece on it. These are the links to it:


or https://www.amazon.ca/Art-Immersive-Soundscapes-Pauline-Minevich/dp/0889772584

Yoga and Construction Noise

This text was excerpted from: “Exploring Balance and Focus in Acoustic Ecology”, by Hildegard Westerkamp,
Keynote Presentation at Crossing Listening Paths, International Conference on Acoustic Ecology, Corfu, Greece,
October 3 – 7, 2011.

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​Soundwalking as Ecological Practice

First published in The West Meets the East in Acoustic Ecology
Proceedings for the International Conference on Acoustic Ecology,
Hirosaki University,Hirosaki, Japan. November 2-4, 2006
Reprinted here with permission.

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Linking Soundscape Composition(1) and Acoustic Ecology

This article is reprinted here with permission from: Organized Sound, an International Journal of Music and Technology, Volume 7, Number 1, 2002.

The issue's thematic title is: Soundscape Composition, Cambridge University Press.

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