Since 2020 Abby Lee Tee has been researching beavers and their vocalizations, mapping the territories of these fascinating ecosystem-engineers or doing excursions and workshops.
The recordings of a beaver family at the Danube won the “Sound of the Year” award in the category “Best Naturally Occuring Sound” as well as the “Boughton Fieldcraft” award by the Wildlife Sound Recording Society.
Photos courtesy of the artist
Abby Lee Tee is an Austrian musician, sound designer & field recordist. His fascination for the divisions and crossovers between noise and music, as well as nature and culture, can be seen in his work with installations, sound-walks, sound design for theater and audiovisual projects, as well as records on labels such as Shash, Czaszka, Never Anything, Vertical Music, Falt, Tsss Tapes, Dinzu Artefacts and Accidental.
A project developed by SIMULTAN.org, and is part of the National Cultural Program "Timișoara - European Capital of Culture in 2023" funded by Timișoara's Municipality through the Projects Center and the Center for Culture and Art of Timiș County fom public funds allocated by the Ministry of Culture.