Heather Contant

 

Heather Contant loves sound, stories, and ideas. She mixes these interests by undertaking vast, long-term research projects that result in a menagerie of artistic and scholarly objects. Her profitable skills include audio engineering, writing, and teaching. She's worked with The Megapolis Festival, American Society for Acoustic Ecology, n+1 magazine, Free103point9, Soho Gallery for Digital Art, 319 Scholes, Art In General, Brooklyn Arts Gallery, Recess Art, Eyebeam, The New School, Pratt, Borough of Manhattan Community College, The German-American Fulbright Program, and Radio In the American Sector (RIAS). She is currently conducting PhD research at the College of Fine Arts (COFA) at University of New South Wales (UNSW).

This show will give her an opportunity to become acquainted with the natural sounds and artistic community in her new home. It will also allow her to test her teaching practices out on new participants. Hethre hopes to inspire others to appreciate the world of sound, and in order to do so, she finds that collaborative learning is the best and most fun approach!

Heather is part of team Oceans of Sound