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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shadow-walks (at home)
16 Nov, 2020
Viv Corringham walks with people and then 'sings' their route. Under lockdown, she did this remotely.
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.
9 Nov, 2020
Elspeth Penfold discusses the background to her shortlisted A different LENS, around the ideas of psychogeography, disruption, and the Long Table.
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'.
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.
Seeing, from hearing
23 Oct, 2020
Carlos Queiroz discusses the background to his work "Seeing from hearing while walking", one of the shortlisted pieces of the SWS20 Awards.
Sound Walk September 2020 Awards shortlist
15 Oct, 2020
After a very successful Sound Walk September 2020, we're very excited to announce this year's shortlist for the winners of the Sound Walk September 2020 Awards.
Mapping a digital quipu
29 Sep, 2020
Elspeth (Billie) Penfold is a textile artist who brings her experience of teaching and research into performative work. In 2012 she formed the arts group Thread and Word. Through call outs and personal invitation Elspeth works collaboratively with invited artists and academics to develop performative walks. Elspeth was born in Bolivia, and she likens the digital threading of texts with the physical threading of Andean quipus.
The practice of sound walking
22 Sep, 2020
Part of Sound Walk September 2020, walk · listen · create hosts 30 Days of Walking, collaborative creation of a 30 day 'slow radio' sound walk. Kelly Markovich has created one sound walk, every day in September.
30 days of walking: citizen sourced Slow Radio
11 Sep, 2020
Handing the controls over to the listener might not be the best advice in every case for broadcasting radio but when one is trying to create a month long sound walk it seemed the obvious thing to do.
Recording the Unseen; recreating a lost city through audio narratives
14 Apr, 2020
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.
Flood Stories: The impact of cyclone Debbie in eastern Australia
18 Mar, 2020
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.
Sound Walk September 2020 now accepting submissions
16 Mar, 2020
New and existing sound works will be featured during Sound Walk September 2020. Submit pieces and host events during September this year.