Activism through composition: creating music with data

Creatively highlighting environmental issues, composer and ecologist Naima Fine shares how she created sound art out of climate change data.
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Leagues of Breaking Light, Melbourne Fringe Festival. (L-R) Matthew Horsley percussion; Robert Macfarlane tenor voice; Miranda Hill double bass; Mirren Strahan violin. Image supplied.

At first glace, ecology and musical composition appear to have few commonalities; one is the biological study of organisms and their environment while the other is the practice of music creation.

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