Soil to Sand/Sky to River

Walking piece details

Duration40 minutes
CostFree

Soil to Sand/Sky to River is a co-composition between walker and the surrounding environments. Guided by artist Julie Hammond, walkers will move through St. Johns, from a grassy park tucked just behind a vibrant commercial district to the shore of the Willamette River below. Inspired by soundwalking practices of Hildegard Westerkamp, Christopher Small’s “musicking”, and Robin Wall Kimmerer’s writing on interconnection, this soundwalk invites listeners to consider proximity and vantage, ground and grounding, roots and reaching as they playfully pay attention to the earth below and the sky and structures above.

Third Angle New Music

Third Angle New Music

United States

The music of our time creates a soundtrack to contemporary life, existing at the intersection of musical forms from jazz and classical to rock and electronica. For more than 30 years, Third Angle New Music has played outside the lines of the expected with ...

Julie Hammond

Julie Hammond

Julie Hammond is an artist working across performance, pedagogy, and intervention. As a theatre maker and instigator of public projects, her practice activates spaces with the performative, and investigates the relationship between performance and audience...

Near St Johns, Portland, OR, USA

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