Written during a presentation for #SoundWalkSeptember
Gasping for clear air
Reaching for the lifebelt thrown
This could be his last gasp
17 Mar, 2021
If you're keen on making the most of your SWS21 submission, join us for a as much detail on the process as we can possibly give you.
23 Mar, 2021
Writer and academic Kerri Andrews has recently written “Wanderers: A History of Women Walking” that challenges the male-dominated history of walking.
To coincide with the publication of 'Songs of place and time', an anthology of contributions from 37 natural historians, we are delighted to have editor, Mike Collier and contributor and bird song recordist Geoff Sample as guests for this café.
Clara Gari, artist, researcher, curator and cultural manager, organises the yearly Grand Tour, a 300 km, 3 week, walking trip that walkers take with artists and activists from all disciplines, sciences and expertises. Discuss, with Clara, the benefits of walking together.
Henna Wang and Michael Reynolds will discuss what they have learned while developing a mobile app, Gesso, creating audio walks, and building a community in New York, all at once. Working towards their vision of democratising storytelling, they'll also introduce their GPS audio uploader that creators can leverage to publish audio walks.
Renate Zentschnig and Michiel Huijsman, of Soundtrackcity, discuss their history of sound walks, their DIY guide on listening exercises called 'Homing inside out', and the question of how to experience a silenced city.
Launching a 14-day challenge for local residents and Greenwich Sound Image Festival participants, the Museum of Walking (Andrew Stuck & Marcin Barski) host an online workshop "How to make a (geo-located) sound walk and record sounds using a smartphone".
75 minute on-line workshop in which you get to learn about planning, writing, recording, editing and locating a sound walk of your very own.
HiLo is a route that connects the highest to the lowest points in the Royal Borough of Greenwich