Written during a presentation for #SoundWalkSeptember
Gasping for clear air
Reaching for the lifebelt thrown
This could be his last gasp
10 May, 2022
Contemporary Art Center Nau Côclea is opening a call for an art residency in Camallera (Catalonia), in the frame of Sound Walk September 2022, in collaboration with walk · listen · create. We invite artists, writers and researchers to apply for a residency of 2 weeks, from September 26th to October 9th 2022.
An "Invitation Only" event for shortlisted authors in the recent "Walking Home" writing competition, with VIP guests, Lydia Kennaway, Simon Piasecki, and Anita Roy.
University of Westminster Active Travel Academy
From University College London's 'Disability and the Cultural Sector' seminar series, Prof. Hannah Thompson, will explore what happens when audio description moves from access provision to artistic intervention and asks who has the right to describe or be described.
Groundwork Gallery, King's Lynn
GroundWork Gallery, 17 Purfleet Street, King's Lynn PE30 1ER, UK
Spend an engaging afternoon of talking and walking with writer and film-maker John Rogers. Author of ‘This Other London- Adventures in the Overlooked City’, he will guide us through his many ways of approaching the familiar and the unfamiliar in the city. Part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival 15-29 May, in association with Groundwork Gallery, Kings Lynn and their exhibition "Field Work".
The Cultural Capital Exchange
Revealing untold stories of women in Birmingham, this walk uses the act of walking itself as a means of connecting to the world around us.
The British Library, London, UK
25 Apr, 2022 · All day
British Library, Euston Road, London, UK
Sharing findings from the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage. The British Library alongside 10 Hub partners has been using the rich content from its sound archives to develop new programmes and resources that inspire creativity, stimulate memory and enhance wellbeing.
The Write About Walking showcase event introduces the shortlisted authors of the walk · listen · create / Sound Walk September writing competition, and includes readings of their poetry and prose.
Women's Work Festival
Oh Yeah Music Centre, 15-21 Gordon Street, Belfast BT1 2LG, UK
Walking Festival of Sound
Lundahl & Seitl present their new work Streetlight Harvesters, made with co-artists Untold Garden. In a series of invisible sound sculptures, this project appropriates the city's street lights in the form of a Monstrous Creature - conceived from a lineage of human control of the visible light spectrum, from fire & oil lanterns to the gas lights of the 19th century & today's electrical LED lights. As part of the Walking Festival of Sound.
Meet the authors who are writing about walking and the landscapes through which we walk, at walk · listen · create's Walking Writers Salons. We are delighted to have author El Rhodes join us in May, talking about "All Among the Saints" a story about a walk to Bardsey, one of a dozen new pieces in a new anthology of travel writing turning a Welsh gaze on the rest of the world.