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Each Layer of the Atmosphere | 2. Is It Easier to Picture the End?

Podcast by Maria Arnal and José Luis de Vicente

On the psychological shock of the ecological crisis, climate grief and imagining the end of the world. With bioacoustician Michel André, anthropologist Yayo Herrero, climatologist Francisco Doblas-Reyes and musician David Harrington. Recorded at the underground rainwater storage facility at Joan Miró Park in Barcelona, the Bioacoustic Applications Laboratory at the UPC in Vilanova i la Geltrú and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, which hosts the MareNostrum supercomputer.

Each Layer of the Atmosphere is a series of four chapters in which artist Maria Arnal and curator José Luis de Vicente embark on a thrilling journey through the sounds of the Anthropocene, taking in natural spaces, heritage sites, industrial architecture, laboratories and research centres. They will be joined on the way by philosophers, scientists, musicians, naturalists and researchers from a range of different fields, from astrophysics and bioacoustics to artificial intelligence and apiculture.

Listen to it on: Spotify / iVoox

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20 September 2022