When it Rains: Experimental Music and The Cultural Ecology

In Septermber 2007 Ellen Waterman, flutist/vocalist and music professor and researcher visited the site of artist Gordon Monahan’s audio installation Aquaeolian Harp on the banks of Lynn Creek in North Vancouver, BC. The work was installed as part of the Western Front New Music series, Remote Access. Ellen was commissioned to write an essay about the project and its relation to avant garde music practice and an ecological worldview.