The Sound of Locative Media
This key note talk presents a sonic perspective that pays particular attention to the temporal, situated and embodied aspects of locative media. It introduces the concept of ‘Placed Sounds’ for a detailed analysis of locative sound experiences. This framework for analysis considers how locative sound engages with the auditory aspects of our spatial perception and how immersion operates for locative media and sound. Furthermore, it considers the role of situated experience, the role of walking as remixing, and how agency and exclusion operate in locative sound. The concept and this talk draw an extensive archive of examples of locative sound from art, design, education and industry.