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THE BAT EFFECT

 

A PODCAST BY
RYM NOUIOUA & SASCHA BROSAMER

This podcast will let you hang upside down from the dancefloor. Natural scientist Rym Nouioua and sound art curator Sascha Brosamer will guide you to scientific studies and environmental issues in artistic contexts. In this episode of a documentary-style podcast about bio-art, bat sounds and experimental music you’ll learn about ultrasonic sounds, bioacoustics and Covid-19 spread from bats. Furthermore you will listen to some tracks made mainly by batsounds, based on a sound library from their current project “The Bat effect ''. Besides the communication of bats by recording the ultrasonic noises and presenting them into sound, we will illustrate the interrelation of human and non-human and create points of contact of human and animal shared living spaces.


Special Thanks for Bat Painting
Artwork by Philip Emde


Scientific advice:
Rym Nouioua (University of Bremen)
Marlotte Jonker (Dutch Mammal Society | ConFoBi)


Recording and Mastering:
Alexander Domes 

Total Silence Recordlabel

Cologne 2021


All donations goes directly to "The Bat Conservation Trust", a registered British charity dedicated to the conservation of bats and their habitats.


Save the Bats!

 
 

If your are interested in the distribution of the podcast please contact us.
Further information about Rym Nouioua's bat research in the TEDx video below.

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RYM NOUIOUA

is an wildlife ecologist (MSc) based in Bremen/Germany. Both her artistic and scientific work revolves around the topic of environmental changes and their impacts on human and non-human interactions. Thereby, she develops noise music that includes bat sounds, and deals with questions concerning natural conservation. Her fields of interest and specifications are based in the field of entomology, wildlife ecology and microbiology.
(Photo: Stefan Huber)

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SASCHA BROSAMER

Founder of Global Forest, an artist residency in the former studio of Martin Kippenberger in the Black Forest/Germany. As well curator of Dual Sessions, a multidisciplinary format that brings together industry, science, art, music and pop. Most recently he lived and worked as a scholarship holder at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, where he realized exhibition and performance projects such like Louvre Underground.

(Photo: Moritz Schleiffelder)