Where do we go from here?

Be the first to favourite this.
Paris, France

Walking piece details

LanguageFrench, Flemish, English

“Where do we go from here?” Walking piece – developed by Claire Alice Thill at the end of her residency at Fondation Biermans Lapôtre in Paris in 2017, with the support of Focuna Luxembourg. At the moment the project has different tracks that are linked to specific itineraries and places in and around Paris.

“Where Do We Go From Here?” explores the physical, cultural, philosophical, and social connotations of the utterly normal quotidian activity that is walking, while also acting as a reflection on how we can discover and rediscover a place through the stories and paths of its inhabitants. I worked with composer Georg Brenner to create a soundscape, combining city sounds with original melodies overlaid with recordings from interviews I made during my residency. Originally the audience would borrow a headset from the gallery and take a new walk across the city, following any of several different itineraries and listening to the audio stories. Thus not only were they walking in someone else’s “shoes,” but they would also simultaneously hear someone else’s voice, the sounds merging with their own inner monologue, allowing them to see the all-familiar landscape through a stranger’s eyes. Some of the tracks are now to be discovered on my soundcloud page.

Near Paris, France

Leave a Reply

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

Also check out

Walking Piece
New
Growth

Soundwave and Gray Area

San Francisco, CA, USA

Growth is a series of guided meditations in the urban landscape of the Mission neighborhood in San Francisco. Participants are invited to slow down, listen, reflect on the past, and contemplate our collective responsibility to future generations.

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
The Temple of Hermes

Parc de la Devesa, Passeig de la Devesa, Girona, Spain

The Temple of Hermes: you are honoured: few are allowed to enter, and none leave unaltered, for he is a mercurial god. Satsymph have laid out his Temple in Girona, and your smartphone is your sole means of access.

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
TrailOff

Swim Pony and the PA Environmental Council

A storytelling app that puts YOU in the center of the drama! Let a 360° world swirl around you as you literally step into the shoes of characters as they run from monsters, uncover clues to mysteries or adventure into unknown secrets from the past.

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
The Ancestors

Garden House, Kilruddery Demesne West, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

The Ancestors is a hauntological soundtrail geo-located in the grounds of Killruddery, a historic house in County Wicklow, Ireland. The work explores the written archives of the Brabazon family who have been living at Killruddery since 1618.

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
Unlocking Touch

Lisa May Thomas and Carey Jewitt

Unlocking Touch is a participatory binaural (audio) experience, designed for listeners to encounter in their own homes. The piece journeys through Mary's story and experience of lockdown which centres around different aspects of touch.

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
Take Flight

The audience follows two female performance artists’ verbalized, internal processes while they perform the act of walking in South African cities. Encouraging the contemplation of the meeting between the private and the public sphere.

THE LRM
New
Update today:

3 Jul, 2022

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
Tuning to the open air – Thurston Pond Soundwalk

Thurston Pond Trail, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

This soundwalk invites you to imagine sounds of the past, present, and future that are heard internally and externally to our ears. Soundwalk is rooted in deep listening and re-attuning our ears to the activities in the surrounding soundscape.

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
In-between distance

An audio piece recorded in Crete, Greece and in Quebec, Canada.

Walking Piece
New
SWS22
Being with Trees: A Contemplative Walk

Take a walk among the trees with us. During this contemplative audio walk we will tune in to aspects of our relationship to trees through guided contemplations and actions that focus our senses and invite an experience of co-being and appreciation.

Free
Walking Event
New
Presentation Play Play Play, all day every day

2022-07-18 15:00

FREE

Public Library of Amsterdam, Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

On World Listening Day, July 18, 2022 Soundtrackcity proudly presents their newest listening guide Play Play Play, all day every day: the world premier of an intergenerational guide about playing and listening.

Free
Walking Event
New
Memoriam Walking Festival

Memoriam Walking Festival

08 - 18 Jul, 2022

FREE

Lefkada, Ελλάδα

From the 8th to the 18th of July 2022, visual works, narratives, soundscapes, musical compositions will be presented on the topic of the oral history of the island of Lefkada, Greece and the meaning of the place in general.