Sonic Byte: Wingham Brush Boardwalk

Walking piece details

Duration14 minutes

This Sonic Byte is a 14-minute stroll through a lowland subtropical rainforest wedged between the town of Wingham and the Manning River on the Mid North Coast of NSW (Australia), Wingham Brush Nature Reserve—a place that has survived enormous change since the colonisation of the Manning Valley.

Early one morning on a long weekend, I took time to consider how remarkable this pocket of remnant forest is with its giant fig trees, birdlife, and the noisy, chattering grey-headed flying foxes.
My time recording the sounds of Wingham Brush over several days is part of a project exploring the future of regional communities like Wingham, to develop a series of sound-based works for the NSW Regional Futures project, and an exhibition at the Manning Regional Art Gallery in March 2023.
I recorded this walk on my mobile phone.

https://soundcloud.com/kvgoldsmith/sonic-byte-wingham-brush-boardwalk

More about Regional Futures – https://regionalfutures.net.au/artists/kimgoldsmith/
More about Kim V. Goldsmith’s Regional Futures work – https://kvgoldsmithart.com/current-work/vaticinor/

Kim V. Goldsmith

I'm an Australian-based interdisciplinary artist whose creative output uses sound, video, and writing to explore layers of nuance and complexity within the rural and regional territories in which I work. I'm always looking for new voices and pers...

Near Wingham NSW, Australia

  • 33 Temple

    ‘One Step Forward, Two Steps Back’ – 28.9.2019

    Patrick Ford
    · 23 Oct, 2019
  • The Tour of All Tours

    The Sid Burn Tour of Byker, Newcastle

    · 18 Aug, 2017
  • Kim V. Goldsmith
    New

    Swimming in a clean ocean

    · 5 Oct, 2022
  • Shorelines

    Deep water

    Megan Hicks
    · 29 Sep, 2021
  • Curated news
    New

    Walking Wolli Creek | Sydney Review of Books

    · 4 Nov, 2022

Leave a Reply

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