Ear Witness to Earth

As an extension of our fellowship, we are working on ecological storytelling and the production and dissemination of knowledge through creative outlets. While the illusion of separation is deeply ingrained in modern culture, we re-imagine our interactions and approaches to nature-culture relationships. In this extensive research, we participate in the creation of visual narratives, oral tradition, and ethnomusic to generate dialogues concerning our current realities and speculate about the future of the Kathmandu Valley.

Academic research and scholarly articulations are often published and discussed in formats that remain inaccessible to many. How art can employ creative strategies to help us acknowledge alternative perspectives on sensing, seeing, and being in the world?