Ida Hiršenfelder is a sound artist and archivist from Ljubljana. She performs under an onomatopoeic alias beepblip. She was employed at the +MSUM, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova on projects related to digital archives (2014–2021). She was a member of the Theremidi Orchestra (2011–2017), a DIY sound collective and is a member of the Jata C group that researches bioacoustics and sound ecologies. In the last years, she contributed to the Soundcamp programme. Her solo albums Noise for Strings, Vol. 1 (2019) and Noise for Strings, Vol. 2 (2020) were published by Kamizdat label. She currently studies Masters of Sonology at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague.
I trace environmental processes and make immersive bleepy psychogeographical soundscapes to tell a sonic story. I use many layers and sound spatialisation to nurture an empathic and sensitive relationship for the environment in the hope of rewilded ecological restoration. (photo: Sean McIntyre)