Michelle Macklem

Michelle Macklem (@michmacklem) (she/her) is a sound designer, mix engineer and artist.

Using audio as an interlocutor, her work is concerned with the politics of land, voice and atmosphere. Her work uses sound – stars and stone, hands and wings, tables and trees – as a connective tissue between our bodies and the environment.

She’s produced audio work for the BBC, CBC, ABC RN and NPR. She’s the co-founder and artistic director of the sound art project and community Constellations. She previously worked as a producer on 7AM and is currently sound designing and mixing Am I Normal? with Mona Chalabi for TED and sound-designing a series for Audible Originals. Prior to that, she worked as a producer at CBC podcasts where she produced the Webby award-winning podcast The Fridge Light, and Sleepover with Sook-Yin Lee.


Where to get a bagel

In this exploration into the bagel feud between bagel shops St-Viateur and Fairmount, I speak with customers, employees and bagel connoisseurs alike to try and discover why people choose one bagel shop over the other.


A woman pieces together sonic memories and her sense of belonging through swimming.


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