I make art about science and, because of this, my work takes me out of the studio to some extraordinary locations. Recently, I was invited to work side by side with scientists working round the clock to uncover the mysteries of the ocean soundscape using acoustic analysis. Working with scientists at sea for three weeks, I was able to have a full immersion experience. Out of this scaffolding, I filter what I’m learning through my training as an artist and create artwork that helps explain the science.
The Atlantic Deepwater Ecosystem Observatory Network (ADEON) project is run by a collaborative group of scientists collecting long-term data from the sea to study the US Mid and South Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OSC). Scientists are working hard to collect data from marine life, human sounds, and abiotic sounds like wind and waves to help understand the ocean ecosystem.
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