HEAR BELOW 2022: Guided Soundwalk Signup

Guided Soundwalk Dates

Chicago Pedway System sign and entrance to the pedway

Entrance to the Chicago Pedway System. Photo credit, Angela Torress.

To participate in one of our small-group guided Hear Below soundwalks, please fill out the following form. If you have questions about the soundwalk contact NON:op at non [at] nonopera [dot] org. Small-group guided soundwalks are limited to 6-8 participants. Click on the link below for information about NON:op’s Covid precautions.

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Register for one of our small-group guided soundwalks

March 28 Hear Below soundwalk led by Andy Slater has reached capacity. Please choose another date.

Soundwalk Guides

Andy SlaterAndy Slater, sound artist and teaching artist, Hear Below
Andy Slater is a Chicago based media artist and disability advocate. Founder of the Society of Visually Impaired Sound Artists and director of the Sound as Sight accessible field recording project, his current work features the sounds of antiquated assistive technology, field recordings, spatial audio design for virtual and augmented reality, video games, and film. Andy has a Masters in Sound Arts and Industries from Northwestern University and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has performed and exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, University of Chicago, Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, Ian Potter Museum of Art Melbourne, Australia, Critical Distance Toronto, Flux Factory New York City, Art Institute of Chicago, Experimental Sound Studios, and others. Andy was a 2018 3Arts/Bodies of Work fellow at the university of Illinois Chicago and High Concept Labs artist in residence 2016-2020.

Jeanette DominguezJeanette Dominguez, sound designer, composer, producer
Jeanette Dominguez is a graduate student in the MA in Sound Arts and Industries program at Northwestern University, where she is expanding and utilizing her skillset to develop dynamic media in public programming. Jeanette’s practice converges at field recording, multimodal storytelling, sound production, and design. Jeanette is especially interested in amplifying narratives focused on placemaking and eco-identity formation.

Christophe PreissingChristophe Preissing, NON:op artistic director, composer, sound artist
Christophe has a 30-year practice in sound, intermedia, and music composition with fellowships and support from the Pritzker Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Meet the Composer, American Music Center, Beloit College, Indiana University‘s Latin American Music Center, VCCA/VCCA France, Ragdale, Millay Colony, PLAYA, Djerassi, and Atlantic Center for the Arts. Recent work includes sound in Samuel Beckett’s radio play, Cascando (2018), is SI ng, a performance with artist Matt Bodett at Victory Gardens (2017), sound for Journeying La Divina Commedia, the University of Notre Dame’s adaptation of Dante’s Divine Comedia (2016), the opera-installation Thunder, Perfect Mind (2015), and sound installations SUS: the long thin wire (Harold Washington Public Library, 2017), Street Sheets (National Museum of Mexican Art, Columbia University, NY, 2017), Blood Lines: remembering the 1919 Chicago race riot (Augustana Lutheran Church, 2019).

Eric LeonardsonEric Leonardson, audio artist, performer, composer, sound designer
Eric Leonardson, a Chicago-based audio artist, serves as the President and Board Chair of the World Listening Project, founder and President of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, and President of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. He is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Sound at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). As a performer, composer, and sound designer, Leonardson created sound with the Chicago based physical theater company Plasticene (1995-2012). Leonardson performs internationally with the Springboard, a self-built instrument made in 1994 and often presents on acoustic ecology to new audiences.