SOUNDGARDEN IN NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
The Biophony: SoundGarden is a temporary sound art project located in Brooklyn Botanic Garden that creates unique soundscapes for distinct plant settings using various musical instruments and PlantWave devices. Initiated by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, it involves sound designers, technicians, and musicians, and was implemented on February 11-12, 2023.
The Biophony: SoundGarden is a sound art project that seeks to immerse visitors in a natural sound environment. It achieves this by creating soundscapes for distinct plant settings using various musical instruments. This integration of sound with the garden's surroundings enhances the overall experience for visitors.
The Biophony: SoundGarden initiative aims to create a captivating sensory experience that deepens visitors' connection to nature. For example, the Tropical Pavilion uses trombones to create a warm and harmonious soundscape that induces relaxation and introspection. In addition, PlantWave devices are used to translate plant biorhythms into unique melodies that vary depending on environmental factors, allowing visitors to listen to the secret life of plants .
Entry submitted by: Xiaochao Chen