OpenCity Stuttgart

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Duration50 minutes

This 2016 walk was composed by Andrew Brown in collaboration with Lise Olsen, Demi Hill and Emily Stollery, as part of the Spaces of Uncertainty Summer Academy that took place at the Württembergische Kunstverein in Stuttgart. It was inspired by the activism around the Stuttgart21 project, which turned the city into a vast construction site. Whilst the walk is located outside the city centre in Cannstatt, large-scale building works could be seen on the opposite riverbank, although these may now be completed.
The maps and soundfiles for the walk are available to stream or download below, split into five consecutive sections, to enable participants to more easily synchronise their pace with that of the recording.

Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown composes soundwalks as a means of deepening engagement with our environment. For over 20 years he has been using the soundwalk medium as a tactical and critical tool in a collective re-imagining of the sonic and human landscape. His interest i...

Near Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart, Germany

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