Our listening is manifestly relational and gloriously multi-sensory, and frequently transports us via our imagination and memory through time and space. No wonder we are so enthralled by the experience of listening.
To experience Auricularis Superior the listener is encouraged to find a comfortable, stimulating or intriguing place to sit, lie down or amble through whilst the 30 minute piece weaves together stories, field-recordings and music. Ideally the piece is heard through headphones.
Auricularis Superior was launched at the The Tetley gallery in Leeds, uk, as part of Field Studies 2017: Listening after Pauline Oliveros, and commissioned by hcmf// as part of their celebration of the work of Oliveros during their 40th edition.