30 - 60min
A podcast series in two seasons where we discover the work of artists who utilize sound recording as a medium for expressing the spatial and socio-political conditions of every day life, exploring the possible capabilities of phonography and listening in catalyzing social reconfigurations.
Exploring non-lingual communication. Here communication is not approached as a transmission of information, ruled by code or abstract conventions, but as a connection through affection, attention, glitches, lags and even voids.
• THE WORLD AS A COMPOSER
Using live feeds from CCTV cameras in international cities to create a binaural sonic abstraction of language to form an ulterior understanding of our pandemic world, as people's movement transform sound in real time.
• THE SOUND OF FINNEGANS WAKE
Sinead O'Neill mesmerising readings of James Joyce's classic novel turn this notoriously difficult read into a beautiful sound poetry piece.
• SOUNDS AROUND THE HOUSE
Music making and sound creation whilst being at home enabling young people and adults/careers to utilize household objects to explore sounds, create unique musical sounds in a play along soundscape.
• SOUND TRAILS
An interactive sound walk that can be explored in any urban environment around the world. A walking meditation that asks the listener to re-hear the city around them and observe the sonic connections between people and place.
• SOUND TRACKS
SEN/D orientated. Sound Tracks multi sensory storytelling present a series of live interactive classes; Sound Stories. Emmie and Alice lead these creative workshops to explore the sounds around us using found objects, body percussion and our voices.
• SOUND MASSAGE
Listen through headphones to binaural compositions by Rebecca Horrox as sounds surround your head and lead you on a psychoactive journey.
• SONIC EXPERIMENTS
For ages 7+. Experiment with sound and explore the creation of music from unexpected sources. Using fun and engaging experiments, games and challenges everyone can enjoy making music, regardless of experience.
• RADIO APOREE
Udo Noll's epic collection of soundscape recordings from around the world presented in a live interactive interface. Choose a country, any country, and listen.
45 - 60 min
• NET WALK
Enter Tim Shaw's brain as he plugs you into his eyes (with a wearable camera) and ears (with binaural microphones) in a live stream of a walk he takes in and around various cities in Switzerland.
• LISTENING TO PLANTS
Three plants play a vintage synth (with no built in sequencer) in real time with midi biodata sonification device. By attaching the two probes to the leaves of a plant the device measures and identifies the tiny electrical current fluctuations the plant generates.
• HOME ORCHESTRA
A series of participatory performances, based on myths and tales from around the world. Children and family members, come and create DIY instruments, graphic scores and improvise!
• EVERYTHING YOU CAN IMAGINE IS REAL
A guided listening walk for any place. Listeners are asked to attend to different tasks to shift between different modes of prolonged sonic and environmental perception.
• ELECTROMAGNETIC SOUND ART
This presentation discusses technical, musical and symbolic aspects of Electromagnetic sound art piece “National Grid”, in relation to art history, to experimental and classical music, and to literature.
• DISSOLVING SPACES
Listen to the live micro-sounds produced as a tiny wandering microphone navigates a trail through a bunch of stuff at an artist's studio in this frenzied POV style investigation.
• BINAURAL SOUNDSCAPES
A series of binaural field recordings taken in the Limpopo province of South Africa in 2017. This series of provides immersive spatial listening and a sense of escapism,.
• A HISTORY OF SOUND ART
An engaging sound collage presenting an unique historical documentation of a century of Sound Art from the early 20th century to 2006.