Branching Songs

Branching Songs is a collection of sound art and land-based projects in collaboration with trees and forests around Vancouver and coastal regions that draw attention to vital ecosystems supporting the well-being of human and nonhuman life.

Listening to the trees, for the forest


live events

 

The Branching Songs team is preparing performancess and exhibitions for spring and summer 2023.

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ways of knowing

 

Indigenous ways of knowing with land-based materials are integrated into the research

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A collection of soundscapes about forests around Vancouver, including the lands being cleared for the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project.

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soundscapes


workshops

 

We created workshops to connect with trees and forests

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experiments

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“...Many of us feel the destruction of the natural world acutely. ‘Branching Songs’ captures that, aiming to restore beauty and galvanize.”

Review of Branching Songs by Dorothy Woodend in The Tyee

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