Saturday, April 17, 2010

2nd meeting, Wednesday, April 28th

MoKS presents:
with Veljo Runnel
Wednesday, April 28
Eesti Rahva Muuseum, Tartu

This second meeting of helikoosolek:tartu will be led by Estonian nature
recordist, phonographer, and photographer Veljo Runnel.  Veljo is a
biologist based in Tartu who has been making nature recordings since
1999, founding the loodusheli website ( with
the Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF) soon thereafter. Veljo says, "I
think I can name myself as a nature educator and nature guide. This also
applies for nature sounds. I am educating people and helping them to
listen, understand and enjoy nature."

For our meeting, along with a presentation of his photography and
recordings, Veljo will address the following topics:
- Discovering aesthetic resources from nature.
- Learning to listen.
- Soundjourneys to wild places.
- Birds - artists or advertisers?

For more information on his work, see the following publications:

helikoosolek:tartu is organised by MoKS and supported by Eesti Rahva
Muuseum, Tartu Linnavalitsus and Eesti Kultuurkapital.

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