Walking and Covid research project / University of Glasgow
Photograph by Martin Shields
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To coincide with the publication of 'Songs of place and time', an anthology of contributions from 37 natural historians, we are delighted to have editor, Mike Collier and contributor and bird song recordist Geoff Sample as guests for this café.
9 May, 2021
9 May, 2021
HiLo is a route that connects the highest to the lowest points in the Royal Borough of Greenwich
Clara Gari, artist, researcher, curator and cultural manager, organises the yearly Grand Tour, a 300 km, 3 week, walking trip that walkers take with artists and activists from all disciplines, sciences and expertises. Discuss, with Clara, the benefits of walking together.
If you're keen on making the most of your SWS21 submission, join us for a as much detail on the process as we can possibly give you.
Get behind the microphone to discover how one makes compelling audio recordings that engage both armchair listeners and those of us out and about on foot. We are delighted to have brought together four creatives who have travelled to remote places, revealed hidden histories, and captured the soundscapes and voices of past and present, to enable us to sit back in comfort or stride forward to listen to what is unseen.
Henna Wang and Michael Reynolds will discuss what they have learned while developing a mobile app, Gesso, creating audio walks, and building a community in New York, all at once. Working towards their vision of democratising storytelling, they'll also introduce their GPS audio uploader that creators can leverage to publish audio walks.
Renate Zentschnig and Michiel Huijsman, of Soundtrackcity, discuss their history of sound walks, their DIY guide on listening exercises called 'Homing inside out', and the question of how to experience a silenced city.
Launching a 14-day challenge for local residents and Greenwich Sound Image Festival participants, the Museum of Walking (Andrew Stuck & Marcin Barski) host an online workshop "How to make a (geo-located) sound walk and record sounds using a smartphone".