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Submit your work for Sound Walk September 2021

23 Mar, 2021

You can now submit your work and events for Sound Walk September 2021. Participate in this huge network of walking artists and artist walkers.

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Get on our curated mailing list

11 Mar, 2021

Join our weekly curated mailing. We look back on the previous week, and ahead to the next.

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Welcoming new SWS board members

25 Feb, 2021

We're welcoming three amazing new experts to our Sound Walk September Advisory Board; John Drever, Annie Mahtani, and Andrea Zeffiro.

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SWS20: Winners’ reactions

28 Jan, 2021

We asked the creators of the pieces that won, and received an honourable mention for, the SWS20 Awards, for their reaction.

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A DIY toolkit for digital sound walks

21 Jan, 2021

We continuously receive requests from creatives, asking what are the best digital tools for creating a sound walk, so we decided it was time for an elaborate list describing the right tools for creating your own sound walk.

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Sound Walk September 2020 Awards winners and honourable mentions

14 Jan, 2021

We're very pleased to announce the winners and honourable mentions of the Sound Walk September 2020 Awards.

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Get commissioned a series of sound walks for nearly 80000 pounds

8 Jan, 2021

The art of sound walking is slowly, but surely, moving out of its niche, and more into the mainstream. This, underscored by an amazing commission that, if you’re based in the UK, is waiting for you.

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New year, new site

3 Jan, 2021

We're starting 2021 with a fresh design for walk · listen · create, the home of walking artists and artist walkers. Find out what's new.

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On memories, loss, and change

10 Dec, 2020

Stefaan van Biesen revisits a walk he shared decades ago, reflecting on change, as well as the lack of change.

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Reflecting on the texture of air

7 Dec, 2020

Laura Mitchison captured the history of two hospitals closing down through the soundscapes they carried throughout their histories.

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How to get to Third Ward

3 Dec, 2020

Karen O'Rourke created a sound walk with a focus on Third Ward in Houston, renowned for its mix of cutting-edge art and community action.

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Clarity during lockdown

30 Nov, 2020

Emma Welton creates hand-drawn illustrated maps as a kind of graphic scores, capturing the sounds of her environment, creating short walks where participants experience new and familiar sounds in different ways.

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Home makers, in-between worlds

26 Nov, 2020

Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon and the UK talk about their experience in Ella Parry-Davies' piece 'Home Makers', to be listened to in select locations in London and Lebanon, creating a mix of intimacy, while showing the limits of identification and solidarity.

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Sound walks as contemporary art practice

24 Nov, 2020

Irena Pivka and Brane Zorman discuss their sound walk Sandbox, a meditative experience, a training in mindfulness and encouragement to critically think about our individual experience and environment.

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When only the ears may travel

19 Nov, 2020

Carina Pesch talks about her album "The Ears May Travel", created as a reflection on the challenge of travel during COVID.

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Shadow-walks (at home)

16 Nov, 2020

Viv Corringham walks with people and then 'sings' their route. Under lockdown, she did this remotely.

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The 42 walks of Contención Island

12 Nov, 2020

Martin P Eccles reflects on his 42 walks during British lockdown, creating an island of experience with his house at the center.

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Los esperamos!

9 Nov, 2020

Elspeth Penfold discusses the background to her shortlisted A different LENS, around the ideas of psychogeography, disruption, and the Long Table.

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Opening up Greenwich Village

5 Nov, 2020

A brief introduction to the history of Greenwich Village, as featured in the sound walk 'The Last Eccentrics of Greenwich Village'.

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Remembering the dead

2 Nov, 2020

Richard White talks about his work 'Walking the Names, highlighting the deaths of thousands who died in poverty in the Bath Union Workhouse, between 1858 and 1899.