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[23 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Open call for participation to “A knocking bird”  an alternative exploration of Sint-Niklaas with noTours

Open call for participation to A knocking bird / an alternative exploration of Sint-Niklaas with
noTours
May 3 to May 10, 2013 – Sint-Niklaas (Belgium)

Within the framework of the project, A knocking bird, residents and European visitors to
Sint-Niklaas are invited to explore the city in a search for nature, together with sound artists
of notours.org and WIT Urban Team (www.wit-urbanteam.com) during a stay in Sint-
Niklaas (Belgium).
Anybody interested can apply for free travel, accommodation and meals for one week to
participate to this residency and for this event.
This alternative tour of the city, experimenting with …

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[6 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Locative Audio Documentary Film

Locative Audio – a film by Angela Guyton for locativeaudio.org from NOVARS Research Centre on Vimeo.
NOVARS Research Centre presents a new documentary film about the Locative Audio Project which took place in June 29th, 2012. The film is directed by Angela Guyton.
locativeaudio.org
With renewed support by Cities@manchester, Locative Audio Project 2012 explores the connections between the City (via aurally augmented CityTours) with ‘The Concert Hall’. A number of participants from the UK and abroad were invited to share their creative thinking, combining Location-based Audio and Media with game-physics-audio engine technologies often …

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[2 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]
Locative Audio – cities@Manchester

Locative Audio – a film by Angela Guyton for locativeaudio.org from NOVARS Research Centre on Vimeo.
The Locative Audio event at NOVARS Manchester covered a number of sonic-centric projects in the city of Manchester, UK, and beyond, with a focus on the concept “City as Museum /City as Instrument” through sound.
These projects took advantage of Location-based Audio and other Interactive Media and Game-Engine Technologies, combined with music composition and computer music. Composers wanted to take a step forward the way we interact with cities and people and learn from other …

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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Radiophonica Mobile Sound Walks in Cambridge

The Department of Music and Performing Arts’ annual Festival Week is breaking new ground this year with Radiophonica Mobile Sounds Walks as part of their calendar of events.

These Sound Walks are experienced using a mobile phone, which will be provided, and take in evocative sites around the Anglia Ruskin Campus. These range from the River Cam, to the Mill Road area including the Cemetery. Each work explores different approaches to drama and place, from Gothic horror, to natural disaster and street crime.
Talk with Enrique Tomás (noTours.org) and Dr Tom Hall (Anglia Ruskin University) 12-12.45pm Lord Ashcroft Building 028, via East Road Reception.
Experience the sound walks by joining us at Lord Ashcroft Building 028 between 1-5pm.

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[29 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Serendipia (Serendipity) by Helena Torres

Serendipity, a sound drift to the origins of modernity.
Serendipityis a sound narrative geolocated in the civil cemetery of Ceares, Gijón, Asturias. It is a fragmented story recorded in soundtracks located in this cemetery that proposes to solve a crime that took place in Gijon in the late 19th century.
The sound narrative axis is Simona Margarita’s telling, a historian specialized in feminism who is preparing a thesis on the figure of Rosario de Acuña, a mostly unknown feminist Spanish pioneer from the nineteenth century. During her research, Margarita discovers an …

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[9 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Geolocated poetry in Ghent (S.M.A.K.)

Poems and literature are gateways to other worlds, they move you to other places via the mind. noTours is inversing this. Poetry and literature will come to you, by moving yourself through the environment.

After our soundwalk in Ghent I asked the poet Geert Vermeire, active partner in the project, to describe his experience while creating and listening the geolocated poetry walk. The next lines (by Geert) condense his thoughts.