The first event will take place with Friday in Bedford with the board members of Bedford Creative Arts. This will be a test drive of an Echo Location walk, and we will be exploring Bedford with various types of sound recording equipment and then uploading our recordings them to the map. There will be a series of walks in Bedford over the summer, including one at the busking festival on the weekend of July 24th, and one that focusses on the parklands and watery areas. Both should reveal interesting, and possibly contrasting soundscape.
By creating these sound maps, we are interested in mapping the changes in our sonic environment over time, and to enliven people’s imagination by listening more closely to the world around us. John Cage said his favourite composition was the one that surrounds us all this time, all we have to do is open our ears and listen