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[29 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
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 …

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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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[15 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Music You Can Walk Inside

Come and see us at the Creative Digifest, Friday 18 May 2012
University of Southampton, Highfield Campus

A combination of sounds – composed and distributed virtually around a place – with GPS data about the listener’s location and movement recreate the music in a unique way for each listener.
noTours can be been used in diverse ways to augment and shift the way we hear the sounds of a place. You can leave messages, tell stories about the surroundings or – as composer Ben Mawson has done – build a musical composition invisibly into a landscape.

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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
LABoral offers its visitors ten noTours sound walks based on the works produced in the Spatial Narratives workshop

LABoral offers its visitors ten sound walks in which -with the use of a mobile equipped with the Android operating system- they will be able to have many different experiences in the surrounding areas of the Art Centre. The majority of these works have been produced in the Spatial Narratives workshop, held in the first week of November as part of the programme at Plataforma Cero, the LABoral Production Centre.

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[24 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
noTours Ghent – workshop with children

S.M.A.K. City Museum of Contemporary Art & Citadel Park Ghent.

An art educative project by the Milena principle/WIT (Geert Vermeire, Stefaan van Biesen, Margot Dieleman, Eric Windey) and Escoitar.org.

Stefaan van Biesen (the Milena principle/WIT) gathers around 10 am seven children, enjoying the sunshine, on the steps of the museum. It is clear that they already know each other and they day begins with happy talking around the tables in the hall, where the electronic material is displayed […]

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[16 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Workshop in Tallin @ KUMU

Our workshops are the perfect meeting point for preparing the contents of a noTours soundwalk. Local people bring us to the actual sonorous situation of a place while giving us the necessary clues for finding soundmarks and important sounds.
In Tallin our workshop was organized by the National Contemporany Art Museum KUMU in collaboration with the Art Academy of Tallinn. Our students were mainly undergraduate Bachelors and some teachers of the Music Academy and the Faculty of Humanities (Anthropology).