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Artist Talks: Rüdiger Ortiz-Álvarez

Wind Is the Original Radio
Wind Is the Original Radio
Artist Talks: Rüdiger Ortiz-Álvarez

Hello and welcome to our 7th episode of this special series – only one left for this season to close!

Today we have a super informative and fun conversation with Rüdiger Ortiz-Álvarez, a biologist and film-maker with a PhD in Ecology. In 2019 he became an National Geographic Explorer and made the incredible documentary Ecotone, which we’ll be talking about in this interview.

We discuss human disconnection with nature, ancient ecosystems, animal and human languages and how they possibly intersect in a given geography. We’ll also get to know the story of how Rüdiger fell in love with sound which shifted his life.

You can connect with Rüdiger on his Twitter and Instagram, as well as finding more about his grant with National Geographic here.

Don’t forget to check his recordings in our website on his artist profile.

Field recording work: Songs of the Humpback Whale: Dr. Roger Payne

Books mentioned: The Great Animal Orchestra: Bernie Krause

Musical artists mentioned: Stura with the album Llangres and Gregorio Paniagua with Batiscafo is a completely free streaming service of 900+ nature sounds from around the world, offering natural soundscapes and guided meditations for people who wish to listen to nature, relax, and become more connected.

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