Sturgeon sounds in Austria

I'm pleased to note that some of my scientific recordings of lake sturgeon have been used for an installation exhibit at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria this September!

Here's a link to the main exhibition: Ars Electronica - In Kepler's Garden

and here's a link to the installation proper, which was crafted by Samuel Hertz, a Berlin-based composer, and the fascinating Christina Gruber, who originally contacted me regarding use of sturgeon materials I had compiled during my doctoral dissertation:


The fact that they used the chess term "zugzwang" for the work was not lost on me, as I am a great chess aficionado!

zugzwang. n. A situation in a chess game in which a player is forced to make an undesirable or disadvantageous move.

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