Using a pair of modified headphones (equipped w/ spy mics) the artists are able to covertly record moments of exchange, exposing the underlying psychology of verbal communication. Overheard explores the act of passive and active eavesdropping in public spaces, calling attention to the impact of one’s own “auditory footprint” in a city.

An investigative collaboration by TIMEANDDESIRE (Denise St. Marie & Tim Walker) & Labspace Studio (Laura Mendes & John Loerchner)

99 Gallery | July 26-27 2013 | The Noise Project | Toronto, CA


CBC Radio
“Toronto noise, private conversations part of art exhibit” (July 26, 2013)

CBC Radio Metro Morning
Live interview w/ John Loerchner & Laura Mendes (July 26, 2013)