'The Great Animal Orchestra' Sheds Light on Threatened Wildlife

By: Laura McQuarrie - Aug 16, 2016
References: legrandorchestredesanimaux & swiss-miss
'The Great Animal Orchestra' is the name of an online experience that takes inspiration from American musician and bioacoustician Bernie Krause and uses the works of artists from across the world in order to bring awareness to the many animals across the world that are becoming fewer in numbers.

The unique experience unfolds through audio and video meditations, offering a unique way for web users to immerse themselves in different "zones" of sound. As described by the project, "The biophony of a natural environment results from a balance between the different sources of sound and disruptions due to human noise generally have a detrimental effect on wildlife."

As meditation begins to permeate mainstream culture, it is becoming a comfortable medium to introduce people to new ideas and explorations, as in the case of The Great Animal Orchestra, which addresses environmental problems artfully.