Jesse Austin-Stewart: lighthouse auralization

November 12, 2021 / ISCM


Jesse Austin-Stewart (b. 1996) is a Wellington-based sonic artist with a focus on spatial sound. He is currently working on his PhD at Massey University researching barriers of capital within spatial audio.

About lighthouse auralization (2020), Austin-Stewart writes: Lighthouses have been used as a way to identify position through visual means. This work plays with musical and perceptual ideas of sound localization through an auralisation of a lighthouses visual function.

Jesse Austin-Stewart: lighthouse auralization (2020)
Performer: Jesse Austin-Stewart; Place: Cape Palliser Lighthouse




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