Softday @ Skibbereen 2013
We were delighted to be back at Skibbereen Arts Festival as it's a vibrant venue filled with exciting experiences. We had activities all day, the 2nd of August 2013.
We started our day with a public soundwalk. A number of brave participants had brought their recording devices or mobile phones to follow us on a trail in and around Skibbereen.
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Listening at the Observation Point, overlooking (overhearing?) Skibbereen.
Searching for quiet sounds in the Old Cemetary.
Listening for underwater sounds with a hydrophone but mostly hearing the building site for the new arts centre.
In the afternoon, the participants in the soundwalk and a few more joined us in a workshop, discussing what we had heard and experienced during the morning session. We also did some listening exercises.
In the evening, we did a performance of:
- In a [not so] silent way
- Loopy Sonic Salad (new work from our sketchbook), including contributions from our soundwalkers.
- Amhrán na mBeach (Song of the Bees) remediation #1
- Bee afraid (new work from our sketchbook)
Loopy Sonic Salad in progress
Sharing not only the sounds of the Loopy Sonic Salad, but also the salad.
The Loopy Sonic Salad - listening and eating
Soundwalkers joining the performance