Sound Walk September 2022 is on! Check upcoming events · There is still time to submit your work!

Global sound walking

Be the first to favourite this.
Online

Event details

2022-09-13 18:00
18:00 UTC
Free for supporting members!
Tickets 5
Café recording
Only available to ticket holders.

Tickets

Log in to book a ticket. Not registered yet? Register first.
Lost your password?

Connected with

Remote together in a more than human world.

In the framework of the Walking Encounters in Catalonia two duos of artists participated with remote audio walks, in the wake of the pandemic. The audio walk In between distance brought together two artists from Greece and Canada, the other audio walk , created by a duo of walkers in Alberta – Canada, connected walkers around the world walking among trees.

The latter audio work Being with trees by Annie Martin and Sandra Cowan, colleagues at the University of Lethbridge in Canada, is a guided interaction with trees while walking among them. During this contemplative walk, you are invited to be aware of all of our senses, and experience different aspects of our interrelationship with trees.

The other sound walk “In between distance” is a sound piece created by online communication between two artists in remote part of the world; in Canada and in Greece. The audio walk refers to a synchronised, non and post synchronised meditative walking, between the northern and the southern hemisphere. Having shared this unique experience allows to deeply feel that there is no distance and no time of any kind.

Sophie Cabot lives in Canada and Vicky Vergou lives in Greece and the UK. They are both women, artists, thinkers, walkers having both a deep interest in the intelligence of nature. They met online during COVID at an art-ecology conference. This unexpected encounter had led them to a strong connection.

Annie Martin and Sandra Cowan, from Alberta, Canada, have collaborated on recent projects based on their shared interests in sound walks, contemplative practice, walking as art practice, and connection with place. Being with Trees grew out of these collaborations and our mutual respect and love for the natural and vegetal worlds.

The four artists are now gathered in this walk · listen · café for a round table conversation and discussion with the audience about (remote) relationships and creative collaborations via sound walking in an (almost) post pandemic world.

Both works are accessible via the links above and can be listened to while walking before you join us in the walk · listen · café.

Vicky Vergou

Vicky Vergou

I am a visual artist inspired by the essence of rural surroundings and the interconnectedness of nature. I create works ranging from drawing, painting and film to photography, installation, voice recording and writing. Vicky graduated with an MA in Contemp...

Sophie Cabot

Sophie Cabot

Based in Montreal, Quebec (Canada). My creative approach is interdisciplinary integrating relational art, photography, textuality, sound and drawing. I am motivated by collaboration with other artists and community groups from all horizons, in education an...

Lethbridge Walking

Lethbridge Walking

Canada

Sandra Cowan and Annie Martin are founding members of the Lethbridge Walking arts collective, based in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy. Annie Martin's practice moves between audio installation, drawing, ...

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Also check out

Walking Piece SWS22
In-between distance

An audio piece recorded in Crete, Greece and in Quebec, Canada.

Walking Piece SWS19
Machines wake up at 10 a.m. in Ile d’Orléans

Île d'Orléans, Quebec, Canada

Free
walk · listen · café
Landscape and place – the act of touching and listening through walking

2021-07-14 18:00

Online

Artists and researchers will discuss how walking practices can establish deep and complex relationships in/from/to and with the territory.

Free
Walking Event
Walking with a question

Vaste et Vaste Artists Center Canada

2021-07-09 16:00

Online

Free
Walking Event
Walking with a question (remote)

HUB Prespa - Vaste et Vaste Artists Center

2021-07-05 16:00

Online

Free for supporting members
walk · listen · café
New
SWS22
Afloat on the sea of sound there are seven ghost slave ships

2022-09-27 18:00

Online

 Located audio sound artists Ralph Hoyte and Phill Phelps (Bristol/UK) launch their latest located audio sound art work "Colston’s Last Journey" in its international iteration at this evenings Cafe event, where they join to discuss making sound art about slavery.

Free
Walking Event
Walking Connection

2021-03-05 15:00

Free
Walking Event
Awareness Walk (remote)

HUB Prespa

2021-07-06 16:00

Online

Walking Piece SWS20
Errer du point A au point B

Drifting Bodies / Fluid Spaces - Made of Walking (VII) - Guimaraes (Portugal) - 22-24 July 2020

Free for supporting members
walk · listen · café SWS22
Walking Within – landscape, words and music

2022-09-12 18:00

Online

Sound walks as art? Join Helen Ottaway and Ralph Hoyte at this Cafe exploring how a composer and a poet work together; are they independent or is it a collaboration, and if so what does this look like? Is poetry music and music actually poetry? Where is the interface?

Walking Piece SWS22
Being with Trees: A Contemplative Walk

Take a walk among the trees with us. During this contemplative audio walk we will tune in to aspects of our relationship to trees through guided contemplations and actions that focus our senses and invite an experience of co-being and appreciation.

Free for supporting members
walk · listen · café
New
Sounds Wild and Broken with author David G. Haskell

2022-10-18 18:00

Online

Meet the authors who are writing about walking and the landscapes through which we walk, at walk · listen · create’s Walking Writers Salons. We are delighted to have biologist and award-winning nature writer David George Haskell join us in October, talking about “Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic marvels, Evolution's Creativity and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction" in which he explores the origins of song, music and speech across all species.