This Precolombian soundwalk is a prototype that combines a geolocated soundscape with a paper map. An original idea by Fred Adam and Verónica Perales from ubik2.com and a collaboration for the spatialization in the public space of the contents of Madrid’s Museum of America. The development is based on NoTours with some interesting new additions such as a compass indicating the route to the starting point of the soundwalk.
The soundwalk suggest you to follow the sounds of different musical instruments that have resonated throughout the Andean Region for over two …

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Augmented Aurality in Primary School

 

Joan Francesc Vidal i Arasa started to use noTours at the end of 2013 and beginning of 2014 with the idea of developing some experiences with primary-school children (6 to 16 years old).
With this amazing project he showed the possibilities of Augmented Aurality and noTours for creating pedagogical activities with children. The documentation is quite complete, although it is written in Catalan. But it is really worth to take a look.
Here the link:
http://joanfrancescvidal.wix.com/rsa2013
 
 
 

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Made with noTours. Phoenix – Wunderland Theater Company

Great project made with noTours
 

Wunderland invites on your own personal adventure! A sensorial journey at Aarhus harbour – through ships and forgotten buildings – into crevices and under the skin …
You show up at an address by the port. It smells strange here. The door creaks as you open it. You look inside. The sound of a crackling radio, a glass set down on the table, someone muttering. You enter a hallway, following the sound.
In Phoenix you follow the fine traces of yet unexplored places … the scent of rope …

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noTours workshop at Música en Branco

In the context of Música en Branco, a urban intervention project to investigate, document and enhance the aural and musical heritage of the neighbourhood of Agra de Orzán in Coruña, Spain, noTours team has organised a series of small workshops in collaboration with Teresa Méndez García, a music teacher of the local secondary school, that aim to research transgenerational narratives in the neighbourhood.
This series of workshops started with an invitation to second and third grade students to create geolocated narratives based on different memories of their older relatives about the …