Natalie Jeremijenko characterizes the “Ooz” project as architecture for animals, a series of technological interfaces to facilitate the interaction between urban human populations and urban non-human populations. During the discussion with the audience Jeremijenko talks about restructuring layers of expert knowledge, questioning who makes knowledge claims, and who feels authorized to interpret knowledge.
Video Archive | Animals (2)
Following his description of a piece using three trumpets playing at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, David Dunn plays a recording where crows can be heard interacting and responding to the horns. He describes this experience as leading him to explore the link between music and the phenomena of animal communication in general. He suggests that music may be a pre-verbal form of communication that shares much with the communicative behaviors of other animals.