Category: 2015: Vol. 9 No. 2. Audio Mobility

Aisen Caro Chacin: Echolocation Headphones: Seeing Space with Sound

Aisen Caro Chacin’s Echolocation Headphones offer bat vision to her audience – converging beams of ultra sound bounce of surfaces in the environment providing an intuitive but precise form of audio navigation that, aside from its aesthetic an ludic qualities, could also potentially be useful for blind people.

Jean Cristofol: Map and probe

Jean Cristofol challenges the dichotomy between map and probe with the idea that the latter, arguably, generates its own cartography.His paper provides an articulation between these two modes of audio mobility leading him to question the validity of traditional boundaries and geographical limits.