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THEBIGEAR is a project coordinated by Francesco Michi
We intend to build an imaginary soundscape, imagining to have such a powerful ear that can perceive sounds coming from an endless acoustic horizon (click on "the project" for more).
Everyone can participate to the project… we are only asking you to describe the sounds you are hearing in this very moment exactly where you are… sounds in the room where you and your computer are, coming from the other rooms of your house, or from the outside, from the city or the countryside (to send your contribution click on "to participate").


voices, one conversation steady and clear, hard to ignore the content (travel tales in Arizona, accidentally crossed border to Nogales), the other indistinct and gentle. Faint traffic masked by buildings, a hum of ventilation, barely perceptible. and the keys of my laptop, the slight tinitus when I listen closely....

Patio of cafe, under cottonwood trees, early autumn comfortable coolness

Jim Cummings