Peter Cusack

concert for bouzouki and electronic

Peter Cusack arrived to Plasy via the visual artist Ron Haselden, with whom he collaborated. Peter performed at the Saint Benedict Chapel on acoustic quitar, and buzuki with embedded electronics.
his travel was supported by the British Council in Prague.

Peter Cusack (b. 1948, London) is a field recordist and musician with a special interest in environmental sound and acoustic ecology. His projects have included community arts, research into sound and our sense of place, and documentary recordings in areas of special sonic interest (Lake Bajkal, Aral Sea, the Chernobyl exclusion zone, the Caspian oil fields, or UK nuclear sites). The project Sounds From Dangerous Places explores soundscapes at the sites of major environmental damage. Cusack initiated the Favourite Sounds project in London 1998 with the aim of discovering what people find positive about their everyday sound environment. The project has since been established in Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Chicago, Prague and Birmingham. He lectures in Sound Arts and Design at the London College of Communication and was recently a DAAD artist in residence in Berlin.