Sounds and bodies in space

Be the first to favourite this.

Event details

2021-11-02 19:00
19:00 UTC
Tickets 3-5
Chat transcript
Only available to ticket holders.
Café recording
Only available to ticket holders.


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

At this café, we meet David Somló, a Hungarian interdisciplinary artist, based in Budapest.

As an artist and researcher David works with the movement of sounds and bodies in space. Hence he uses walking as a fundamental form to facilitate and choreograph various performative situations.

This approach is the most prominent in three of his works that he will introduce in this walk · listen · cafe.

Length of a Distance was created to be performed in tunnels, where 8 performers are carrying continuous harmonic tones on portable speakers in 8 various tempos.

Mandala is a participatory piece where 10-20 audience members are following intersecting pathways, while carrying portable speakers while a resonant composition is played from them, creating an evolving group choreography.

Drift is choreographed for large public squares and 15 performers carrying portable speakers. The piece was created from the research and modifications of public space walking and creates a playful, intense presence to audiences and passerbys.



I am a Hungarian interdisciplinary artist based in Budapest. My work focuses on sound, space and interactions. I hold an Mmus in Interdisciplinary Composition from Goldsmiths College, London and an MA in Sociology from ELTE, Budapest. Currently I am doing ...

Leave a Reply

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

Also check out

Walking Piece

Part immersive sound composition, part intimate choreography, part group meditation, Mandala asks how we might exist and interact with each other when there is nothing left to do but walk.

Walking Piece

'Drift' is a one hour long sound choreography, composed for large public space, and performed with 15 local performers.

Walking Piece
Length of a Distance

'Length of a Distance' is a piece designed for the Greenwich Foot Tunnel. The piece highlights the unique acoustic qualities of the transitional public spaces and explores the pace, density and presence of the people passing through them.

Radical Stroud
Lancaster and the Slave Trade

11 Oct, 2021

Walking Event
Secrets of the Stour

Wimborne community Theatre and Millstream Theatre

06 - 9 Jul, 2022

Wimborne, Dorset, UK

The Long Road to the North
Chambers Gorge + rock carvings

11 Oct, 2021

Thoughtfactory: Walking ...
Covid’s empty shops

9 Oct, 2021

ALL BLOG POSTS - Tamsin G...
Clipp’d Wings

11 Oct, 2021

Free for supporting members
walk · listen · café
Walking Stories of the Uncanny

2022-06-07 18:00


Claire Hind will discuss her walking arts practice and its relationship to performance of the Uncanny. From the surrealist audio series 22:24, to her Vallie Export inspired stills ‘to the rocks’, where she wraps her body to mould the shape of boulders and glacial erratics.

Radical Stroud
Punish the Poor

11 Oct, 2021

Tough Soles Blog
Climbing Cuilcagh & The Stairway to Heaven: Cavan & Fermanagh’s County High Points

11 Oct, 2021

Don Gill - Walking
Day 572/? – The Penny / Marthas / 6th and 24th

10 Oct, 2021