Luis Vuitton Soundwalk

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Beijing, China

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Duration60 minutes
Cost$17
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Louis Vuitton partnered with Soundwalk to produce a series of surreal audio tours that take listeners through the Chinese cities of Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. The tours offer a mix of music, sound effects, and narration, while listeners stuck at home can enjoy the tours as well.

Three of China’s most well-known actors (Gong Li, Shu Qi, and Joan Chen) supply the narration, which blends instructions (walk down this road, open the door) with heartfelt and nostalgic story telling. Each city essentially serves as a stage for a different tale of love and longing that helps bring the tour’s destinations to life.

Babak Fakhamzadeh

Netherlands / Iran / Brazil

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Babak was working in ICT4D before it had a name (2001), never really left it, and knows how to throw together a pretty mean combination of a wide array of programming languages, both frontend and backend. He brought photomarathons to Africa (2007) and won ...

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