A) aural recording and playback equipment to facilitate listening in a range of ways: with amplification and surround sound effects via microphones and loudspeakers, intimate listening via MP3 players and headphones, and listening mediated by
a) mixing board;
b) social media voice messages and tele-conferencing; and
c) a simultaneous translation system.
B) theatrical lighting;
C) video playback equipment, in particular a 60” 4K LED TV, and a high definition video camera to be used as live cam within performances;
D) control infrastructure to drive the audio, lighting, social media, and video; and
E) appropriate furniture for facilitating a wide range of spatial arrangements for the study of listening and for developing collaborative projects with research participants.