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[4 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Locative Audio 2013

Locativeaudio 2013 is a collaborative project including simultaneous soundwalks, and interactive works exploring geolocative audio and media in the urban context. It is a practice-led project which investigates human interaction with cities from a sonic perspective, connecting the urban experience with the ritual of the concert hall, art gallery or museum and back.

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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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[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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[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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[30 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Mantis Festival @Manchester

MANTIS first ever Audioguide Tour in Collaboration with noTours and Escoitar.org!
A project supported by CITIES@MANCHESTER and the MANTIS Festival at University of Manchester.
more details: http://mantisfestival.com/

This year´s Manchester Mantis Festival was dedicated to the concept of  ‘Sonic Meta-­‐ontology‘, encapsulating a number or newly created compositions, sonic events, plus binaural and ambisonics field-­‐recording trip
compositions across the City of Manchester and the North West of England. ‘Manchester’s Sonic Meta-­‐ontology‘ explores whether there is really such thing as a ‘Manchester sound’ and if so, what is it, can we experience it, and can …

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[23 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
noTours in Tallinn: starting point

noTours has recently arrived Tallinn for starting the production of a new geolocalized soundwalk in the context of the exhibition Gateways (opening in May 2011 at KUMU).

The exhibition gateways. Art and Networked Culture presents artists whose work deals with the changed conditions of an interconnected world that increasingly is transmitted through media. The artistic works presented here use various means to tackle the theme of gateways that open to realms of action and experience in our digitally interconnected culture.