The Vandals are at the gates. Augustine is deadly ill, spending his final days in prayer and repentance. Having coined the phrase "Solvitur ambulando", “it is solved by walking”, perhaps his ambulatory restlessness at the end of his life indirectly saved the city, as the Vandals initially retreated.
On April 28, walk · listen · create introduces walk · listen · café, a bi-weekly online meeting for creatives in the fields of walking and sound art. Join us!
John Beauchamp's soundwalk Unseen is set in Warsaw, and recalls hidden stories and lost sounds from places wiped off the map. John's piece is available on Josh Kopeček's Echoes, and received a honourable mention at Sound Walk September 2019. Here, John talks about his work.
Phil Smith is an associate professor at the University of Plymouth. He is an academic researcher, writer and artist specialising in walking, site-specific performance, dramaturgy and mythogeographies. Because of COVID19 and much of the world being under quarantine, he decided to release his ‘secret’ work Bonelines in weekly instalments, bringing a Lovecraftian experience to walkers-at-home. A couple of years ago, … More
Jeanti St Clair is a media lecturer at Southern Cross University in Australia, and a documentary and audio walk producer. She is the producer of Flood Stories, an audio walk/installation in Lismore NSW, making Flood Stories our first submission for Sound Walk September 2020. Here, Jeanti is talking about her new work.
With not just a little bit of pride, we present our newly minted Sound Walk September Advisory Board. Combining many years of expertise in connection to walking and sound walking, from a broad range of backgrounds across the globe, we foresee that the knowledge and understanding that these specialists bring to the table will allow us to take Sound Walk September to the next level.
David Merleau was one of the two winners in last year’s Sound Walk September. His piece, Forest Talk Radio, set in Ontario, Canada, weaves together folktales and forest science to produce a radio comedy experience delivered right to your smartphone. Here, David talks about his work. For decades I have been fascinated, some could say obsessed, by three seemingly unrelated things: … More
Last year, for Sound Walk September 2019, Mathis Nitschke received an honourable mention for his piece Inside Mphil. Here’s Mathis in his own words. I’m a music composer working regularly with orchestras, a fascinating and thrilling experience, especially when you can be really close to the musicians: the notion “touched by sound” actually turns into a physical experience here. Making … More
At last year's Sound Walk September, the majority of submissions came from Europe. But, not all. Yonatan Collier received an honourable mention for his work Taman Tugu: Interference/Resistance, set in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Here's Yonatan, discussing his work.
Anne Cecilie Caroline Brunborg Lie was one of the two winners of last year's Sound Walk September 2019, with her piece Entangled Formation, set in Prague. Here, Anne talks about her work.
Stefaan van Biesen's piece Wander Weed received an honourable mention for Sound Walk September 2019. Here's Stefaan, describing his piece in his own words.
In preparation for the upcoming Sound Walk Sunday in September, the British Library, together with the Museum of Walking, is hosting Exploring with Sound Walks on June 7, 2019.
Dérive app has been rebuilt from the ground up. It’s faster, smoother, better cooler. We’ve been working hard on upgrading all aspects of Dérive app. It’s time to unleash the fruits of our labour to the world. Dérive app has been comp...
On 9 September 2017, explore your city with others around the world through randomly generated and synchronised tasks that are simultaneously drawn whether you’re in Rio or Rome, Kampala or Kuala Lumpur. After too long a hiatus, Dérive Day is back on S...
Thank you for running with us at the inaugural activities run by the RUN!RUN!RUN! International Body for Research in London (20 September), Lancaster (22, 23 September) and Leeds (25 September). Here is a quick rundown of what happened. The next RUN!RU...