Ground Truth on YouTube – part 2

September 4th, 2008 andrea

Ground Truth follows weather and climate observation at the South Pole, McMurdo Station and field sites in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica and asks why people go to remote, uncomfortable and often hazardous locations, doing what is known as ‘ground truthing.’

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Ground Truth on YouTube – part 1

September 4th, 2008 andrea

The 12-minute short documentary ‘Ground Truth’ is now on Youtube!

Ground Truth follows weather and climate observation at the South Pole, McMurdo Station and field sites in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica and asks why people go to remote, uncomfortable and often hazardous locations, doing what is known as ‘ground truthing.’

Directed by Andrea Polli
Videography and sound by Andrea Polli and Tia Kramer
Post-production by Andrea Polli, Brandon Lied, Greg O’Brien, Linda Post and Leslie Lavelanet
Transcripts and graphics by Klew Williams and Andrea Polli
Starring:Hassan Basagic and Dr. Andrew Fountain, The Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research Group and Portland State University, Dr. John Cassano, The University of Colorado, Boulder, Victoria Sankovic, Katie Koster, Jeff DeRosa, Jonathan Tham, Shelley Knuth
With the voices of: Dr. Andreas Fischlin, Dr. Wolfgang Rack, Dr. Adam Lewis and Dr. Peter Doran
and sonifications of data by Andrea Polli using data from the LTER, the Antarctic AWS Project, The University of Wisconsin Madison and ice movement data by Dr. Slawek Tulaczyk and Jake Walter of the University of California Santa Cruz
Supported by The National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, The University of Colorado, Boulder Center for Humanities and the Arts, Department of Art and Art History, ATLAS Institute and Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, and the PSC-CUNY Research Foundation

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NEW RELEASE! Audible Geography on ROOM40 Records

June 29th, 2008 andrea

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My Sonic Antarctica track ‘Round Mountain’ is featured on Audible Geography (click to purchase, $30 Aus). 11 sound artists were asked to consider the scope of geography today. The final edition is offered as a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Australian Geographers.

ROOM40 is a label based in Brisbane, Australia. Curated by Lawrence English, the label continues to publish in and around the margins of electronics, improvisation, experimental-pop and sound-art drawing on a diverse roster of both established and emergent sound-makers.

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Sunday, June 1st 7-9PM live Web Radio Broadcast of Sonic Antarctica

May 26th, 2008 andrea

Sonic Antarctica will be broadcast on Giant Ear))), the New York Society for Acoustic Ecology’s monthly web radio program, hosted by Andrea Polli with Jonny Farrow and Edmund Mooney. Listen live Sunday, June 1st from 7-9PM EST on www.free103point9.org

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Whitney Biennial Live Radio Thursday, May 30th 12-1PM

May 26th, 2008 andrea

how's the weather?
Neighborhood Public Radio – live radio stream
How’s the Weather? Listen to sonifications of hurricanes and future climate in New York City, and of international air quality and changing weather at the North Pole. Also hear soundscape recordings and excerpts from interviews with scientists studying climate in Antarctica this season. Then I take it to the streets and asks New Yorkers how the changing climate affects their lives.
C’MON BY THE NPR Storefront! Your participation is encouraged!
941 Madison Ave (between 74th and 75th) New York, New York
Streaming here: http://www.neighborhoodpublicradio.org

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