Individual and Community Experiences

HEAR BELOW: My Pedway Soundwalk

HEAR BELOW 2021: My Pedway Soundwalk

A COVID-conscious, self-guided installment of HEAR BELOW that invites participants to rediscover the act of listening and to share their experiences using audio, video, still images and text.

Viral Silence

Viral Silence: Community Portraits in Response to COVID-19

A statewide commissioning and virtual touring program that captures community experiences and responses to COVID-19.

Aural Neighborhoods

Aural Neighborhoods 2021: Listening to Neighborhood Chicago

Two self-guided neighborhood soundwalks—in Back of the Yards and Logan Square—for Open House Chicago 2021 that ask participants to consider the whether and how economic investment or de-investment affect the sound of a neighborhood? A partnership with Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and Chicago Architecture Center. Download the OHC2021 app and visit our website to listen.

Aural Architecture Logo

Aural Architecture: Hearing is the Other Half of How We Know

A series of audience engagement projects at different open House Chicago sites. A partnership with Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and Chicago Architecture Center.

Hear Below

HEAR BELOW: Listening to Chicago Underground

An annual soundwalk in the Chicago Pedway system. A partnership with Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and School of the Art Institute.