SONIC ECOLOGY will take place 4-6 December 2020 as a digital conference focused on innovative sound-based projects that address environmental awareness and engagement, facilitating artistic connections with the natural world, and/or to address - directly or conceptually - pressing environmental issues. Speakers and workshop leaders will engage with an international online audience from a wide variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

Conference Schedule and Zoom Access Links

Keynote Speakers:


sound artist, designer, researcher

Victor GAMA

composer, musical instrument designer

Kaspar KÖNIG

sound artist, environmentalist, 

product designer 

Guest Speakers:

Michael LEUNG

artist, designer

Ying LUO


Dr Eugene BIRMAN 


Kingsley NG

artist, designer

SZE Ka Yan


founder of Fragrant Village

Wen Chin FU


musical instrument designer

Paper Presentations:

- Dr Jonas BAES

- Dr Zhangyi CHEN

- Rob COSGROVE, Nick HWANG, Margaret Anne SCHEDEL, Brian SMITH

Commissioned Projects:

Conference Calendar:

Please click on the dates below to view individual session details.

General Admission (Free): 

Workshop (Free): 

Venue Partners:

The content of this programme does not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the Caravanserais - Sonic Ecology only, but does not otherwise take part in it.  Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the materials/activities (or by members of the GRANTEE’s team) are those of the organisers of Caravanserais - Sonic Ecology only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.




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