Walking Pieces: Listening

A Song for Fifty Hearts (2008)

Walking piece - Duncan Speakman

Wells, UK
20'

Duncan Speakman’s ‘A Song for Fifty Hearts‘ was created for the year long public art project Palace Intrusions in Wells in Somerset. Duncan made a number of visits to Wells to find, record and compose his responses to a circular walk around the Palace walls. The final composition, ‘Song for Fifty Hearts’ was the result […]


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A/drift (2019)

Walking piece - The Demolition Project

Museum of London Docklands, Hertsmere Road, London, UK
Multiple locations
17'

A/Drift is a walk in a virtual world. It starts and ends at the entrance hall of the Museum of London Docklands on West India Quay and puts the listener/walker in the role of a visitor to 2019 London Docklands from a future in which the world’s coastal cities have been submerged beneath the sea. […]


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Aboriginal Diggers Soundtrail, Moree NSW (2015)

Walking piece - Soundtrails (The Story Project)

39 Greenbah Rd, Moree NSW 2400, Australia
Multiple locations
35'

You are standing on sacred ground, Kamilaroi ground. Beneath your feet are the remains of 220 Aboriginal people, 120 children among them, many who never made their first birthday. Most here were buried here between the years of 1940 and 1968. This was at the height of segregation, opportunities for Aboriginal people were few and […]


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ACA Soundwalk (2016)

Walking piece - Atlantic Center for the Arts

Central Florida, FL, USA
Multiple locations
90'

Saturdays at 11 AM Explore the sounds and rhythms of our urban and natural world. Each walk is beneficial for people of all ages to relieve stress, gain focus, and develop a deeper understanding of how we fit into the ecosystem of our environment. September 28 – Mennello Museum of American Art (meet at the […]


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Anytown audio tour (2019)

Walking piece - Soundcloud

Multiple locations

Find out about the unusual goings on in the average Anytown. Has the queen been on a visit there recently? Is the man with the black dog looking suspicious? Can that flower talk? A fictional fantasy audio walking tour of your town… any town… any city… All you need to complete this audiowalk is a […]


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Armidale Catholic Precinct Soundtrail (2017)

Walking piece - Soundtrails (The Story Project ltd)

136 Dangar St, Armidale NSW 2350, Australia
Multiple locations
60'

The Catholic Precinct Soundtrail is a geo locative audio walk and meditation of one of Armidale’s most loved historic sites. This comes to us through the eyes (and ears) of a group of gifted young Aboriginal kids who herald from across the Armidale Catholic diocese, from as far as Walgett to Tenterfield. These kids (dubbed […]


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Aurora Sonora (2016)

Walking piece - Associazione "è"

Turin, TO, Italia
Multiple locations

The wandering in a particular place leads you to discover something new: the cities are endless and constantly changing, there may be as impersonal, which is why we often fail to ask the right attention on where we are. Aurora Sonora is an invitation to reflect on the perception of sound (and music) in the […]


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Before we burn (2017)

Walking piece - Sara Zaltash

Black Rock City, NV, USA
60'

Taking Burning Man participants on a walk of the playa, before it is fully populated by Burners for the 2017 event. Walking for one hour, blindfolded. Recording the sound of the hour of walking, and sharing this recording online. THIS EVENT HAS NOW TAKEN PLACE


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Bingara Soundtrail (2016)

Walking piece - Soundtrails (The Story Project)

Bingara NSW, Australia
Multiple locations
75'

Bingara is a small township on the Gwydir River. It lies geographically in the centre of the northern inland, North-West region of New South Wales and is renowned for its mountains, river and rich farming land. The Kamilaroi made the area their own, naming it ‘Bingara’ meaning ‘shallow crossing’, and the town today sits where […]


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