Appel de conférences pour le colloque « Music and Climate Change », Folkwang Univ. of the Arts, Essen, 15-17 septembre 2023.
« The refugee crisis, financial recession, pandemic — « crisis as new normal » or the notion of a persistent state of crisis is increasingly shaping our social consciousness. The climate crisis represents perhaps the greatest challenge, both globally and in the long term. Here, science is primarily responsible for providing the necessary climate models and climate theories for diagnosing the crisis. But music faces new (aesthetic) challenges as well: Ensembles and instrument makers are rethinking their activities in light of questions about artistic and economic sustainability; composers and dramaturgs see their new (political) task in addressing climate change in concert programs and compositions; and, in the emerging field of ecomusicology, Aaron S. Allen has posed the question: “Is musicology part of the solution or part of the problem »? »
Date limite de soumission : 28 février 2023.
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