Greenwich Sounds – “How to Make a Soundwalk Using a Smartphone”

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2020-11-14 11:00
11:00 UTC
FREE

Launching a 14-day challenge for local residents and Greenwich Sound Image Festival participants, the Museum of Walking (Andrew Stuck & Marcin Barski) host an online workshop “How to make a (geo-located) sound walk and record sounds using a smartphone”. Participants will learn how to record and map the sounds of Greenwich borough, creating their very own listening experience & sharing the diverse soundscapes of the community.

Then join the challenges to record a sound walk or soundscape piece of your own and submit it to WalkListenCreate(with the chance of picking up an Award) and having your worked published and listened to by hundreds, maybe thousands of people around the world.

You will need:

A computer, tablet/iPad or smartphone for the on-line workshop plus an open mind, a pen and paper, a smartphone to record your sound walk later on.

What will take place:

Sound walk composition, the score and framework of a sound walk (similar to a story arc), from where to record and where to geo-locate or design for people to hear their recorded piece, drawing on examples from the WalkListenCreate archive of 250+ sound walks and soundscapes.

Audience 16+

The on-line workshop will be recorded.

The entire Greenwich Sound Image Festival if free

Andrew Stuck

Founder

Andrew is the founder of the Museum of Walking, created to bring people together and to make and showcase walking pieces and performances. Andrew also is a podcaster, interviewing creative people who use walking as a catalyst for their practice. Talking Wa...

Marcin Barski

Marcin Barski

Poland

Marcin Barski is working with sound (and) walking. He is a co-founder of an independent Soundscape Institute in Krakow, Poland and has so far curated countless experimental music concerts, sound art installations, talks, walks, exhibitions etc. He crea...

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