— Ellie Broughton

‘Sound is powerful… like our sense of smell’: Chris Watson interview, Caught By The River

Chris Watson recording minke whales
Chris Watson makes sound for BBC Wildlife docs, and he also makes sound art installations. After I heard his latest one, Okeanos, I got a chance to talk to him about listening, whether his work is political, and the one animal he’s found it impossible to record.

Click here to read this piece as it was published by Caught By The River.

If you like the kind of nature writing featured in CBTR, you might also like to check out a new journal called Elsewhere. Disclosure: I have done a couple of pieces for them about going on holiday to a lighthouse, and witnessing the aftermath of the 2015 floods in the Lake District.