Forest Talk Radio

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Duration30 minutes

1576168363.DEMO - FTR Laurier Woods - DMerleau

Forest Talk Radio, the Laurier Woods edition, weaves together folktales and forest science to produce an Ol’fashion radio comedy experience. This GPS triggered app translates into English the conversations that trees in this forest are having. As well, the demeure radio-host fungus waxes philosophical on the stunning similarities between trees and humans. A truly wild ride!

David Merleau

David Merleau

Canada

I am a radio producer and folklore storyteller with a penchant for biology. My works construct collaborations between two creative forces: Technology and Nature. In my locative sound walks I aim to create a positive feedback loop where the site-specific ...

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