Multidisciplinary artist Mark Timmings has been listening to the soundscape produced by the marsh beside his home since he arrived on Saturna Island in 1997. In the spring of 2013 and 2014, he made a series of short field recordings to encapsulate the twenty-four-hour cycle, or circadian rhythm, of the wetland creatures. Soon after, he invited musicologist and neighbour Stephen Morris to collaborate with him on a project to transcribe into music, as precisely as possible, the sounds from these recordings. Listen to the musical composition Wetland Senario.

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