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For the Sake of a Single Poem: a Benedictine monk’s meditations on Rilke

Saint John's Abbey, Collegeville, MN

Beginning with a reading of Rilke's "For the Sake of a Single Poem", before a statue of a young monastic, Benedict, sequential echoes utilize space and place to weave together spoken and musical meditations on Rilke's take on creativity and loss.

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Chorlton Oral History Soundwalk

North West Sound Heritage

Chorlton Green, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, UK

Commissioned by North West Sound Heritage, sound artist Hayley Suviste created a geo-locative sound walk on Sonic Maps, using interviews from The Manchester Studies unit's extensive oral history project from the 1970s.

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The Planets – an inter-galactic soundwalk in 3D audio

Sofilab UG, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra

Experience the famous orchestral suite “The Planets” by Gustav Holst, played by the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, as an interactive audio walk in a park near you, increasingly all over the world. All you need is a smartphone and headphones.

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Eavesdropping

ThickSkin WALK THIS PLAY

Edinburgh, UK

Celebrating the stories and people who are the heartbeat and spirit of Edinburgh, Eavesdropping asks who gets to define a city, who gets to be it’s guide and who’s story matters.

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South of Shoreham Port

Shoreham Port, Southwick, Brighton, UK

Beyond the lorries thundering past, the cries of seagulls and roar of waves there are other sounds. This walk presents a small fraction of a larger collection of real and imagined (phantom) sounds recorded in the area around Shoreham Port.

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Tayport in 2030 – a walking tour

PLANT (Tayport Community Trust)

Tayport, Fife, UK

Join a local resident to guide you around Tayport in 2030 and see, smell, hear and feel the future that could be if we do everything we possibly can to tackle climate and biodiversity crises, and create a fair future for all.

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Walk With Us

National Oceanography Centre

‘Dive’ takes you on a magical underwater walk as you descend into the ocean while never actually getting your feet wet. ‘Six Lessons in Walking a Tightrope’ balances the line between celebrating our world as it is now and foreseeing changes.

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The Wall

Granton Harbour Breakwater, Edinburgh, UK

A sound walk on the Western Breakwater, Granton Harbour, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Über die unerträgliche Vieldeutigkeit des Seins

Verein für Kunst und Begegnung Hermannshof e.V.

Völksen, Springe, Deutschland

The Soundwalk | Exhibition takes place on the Hermannshof in Völksen, Springe, Germany and its immediate surroundings. It's a selfguided tour through the neighborhood with sound by SonicMaps.

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OUTandDOORS

In OUTandDOORS you follow a mysterious voice that knows more about your city than you do. But the voice is puzzled and needs you to provide it with new data records as it inquires: What is this “public space” anyway, and who does it belong to?

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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.

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Unlocking Touch

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wild Nature Trail

Echoes

Manchester, UK

Combining song, text and binaural recordings, this sound walk prompts participants to seek out pockets of wild nature in the urban landscape. It is geo-located, so through the app, Echoes, sounds are triggered automatically in the walk locations.

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Wanders in the (wild) smart city

Echoes

Manchester, UK

Combining song, text and binaural recordings, this sound walk prompts participants to engage with hidden digital processes in the urban landscape. It is geo-located, so through Echoes, sounds are triggered automatically in the walk locations.

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Plas Bodfa Continuum SonicMap

Plas Bodfa Projects

Llangoed, Beaumaris LL58 8ND, United Kingdom

“Plas Bodfa Continuum” is a GPS-triggered, immersive soundwalk on the grounds of a 100-yr old manor house in Wales UK.