In these video interviews John Levack Drever explores issues related to environmental soundscapes and listening. Both segments were record as part of the "Cartographies of Listening - Sound and Place" organized by the Collective Escoitar.org and held at the Centro Galiego De Arte Contemporanea in Santiago de Compostela, January 2008.
Part I Interview with John Levack Drever addresses question about the ability of sound to communicate ideas and thoughts; environmental sound and listening as a way of knowledge; and sound and cultural identity.
Part II Interview with John Levack Drever explores issues related to soundscape and everyday listening including a discussion about sound preservation and public issues of defining a balanced soundscape.
Dr John Levack Drever is Senior Lecturer in Composition and Head of the Unit for Sound Practice Research (SPR) at Goldsmiths since 2003.