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.
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.
Carina Pesch talks about her album "The Ears May Travel", created as a reflection on the challenge of travel during COVID.
Viv Corringham walks with people and then 'sings' their route. Under lockdown, she did this remotely.
Martin P Eccles reflects on his 42 walks during British lockdown, creating an island of experience with his house at the center.
Elspeth Penfold discusses the background to her shortlisted A different LENS, around the ideas of psychogeography, disruption, and the Long Table.
A brief introduction to the history of Greenwich Village, as featured in the sound walk 'The Last Eccentrics of Greenwich Village'.
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.
Carlos Queiroz discusses the background to his work "Seeing from hearing while walking", one of the shortlisted pieces of the SWS20 Awards.
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.
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.
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.