Soundfield Memory Restoration Archive #3, by Anne Bourne
Is it possible that one could memorize the sound of a place as one would memorize the world of a book, the universe of a library? The Soundfield Memory Restoration Archive presupposes that if we tune ourselves to be keepers of soundfields, if we can hold a soundfield in memory, we may imagine it’s beautiful complexity back into being. It takes the form of a trope on Oliveros’ Can you Imagine meditations which began as visualizations of space and time, maps of the body, and ended as evocative choreographies of quantum
Artist Anne Bourne creates emergent streams of sonics, field recording, and words. Seasoned in international concert touring, shift to research/creation with Astrida Neimanis;
Philippe Léonard; Hanna Sybille Müller; Kara Lis Coverdale. Improviser with Pauline Oliveros, alumni of sangre de cristo mountain deep listening retreats. Anne imparts Oliveros’ text scores in collective empathic gesture, and walks. Affiliate of Center for Deep Listening, NY; COHDS, Concordia, Montreal; IICSI, CA; Trustee for IONE, Pauline Oliveros Trust. Research: ocean literacy, TBA21 OceanUNI, Venice, IT; sound field ecologies, Geopoetics Symposium; Chalmers Fellow. Anne composes in attunement to the spectral wave patterns of water.