Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology
Dr. Leah Barclay is a multi-award winning Australian sound artist, composer and researcher working at the intersection of art, science and technology. She specializes in electroacoustic music, acoustic ecology and emerging fields of biology exploring environmental patterns and changes through sound. Her work has been commissioned, performed and exhibited to wide acclaim internationally by organizations including UNESCO, Ear to the Earth, Al Gore’s Climate Reality and the IUCN. Leah composes complex sonic environments, immersive live performances and interactive installations that draw attention to changing climates and fragile ecosystems. Leah is the President of the Australia Forum for Acoustic Ecology and the Vice President of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. She is currently the director of Biosphere Soundscapes and a research fellow at Griffith University in Australia where she is leading a portfolio of research in acoustic ecology and climate change.