Echo Location Installation at The Pad, Bedford

Kathy Hinde has been working with the sounds of Bedford to create an interactive installation using 4 channel sound and projection. This will be open to the public on Saturday December 10th from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at The Pad, Bedford. Kathy will be giving a short talk about the development of the work at 8:00pm.

Come and interact with the installation to immerse yourself in the Bedford soundscape. This installation builds on and further develops Kathy’s piece ‘Soundlines‘ created in Ghent, Belgium earlier this year. In this work, the user can draw onto a map of Ghent to reveal underwater recordings…. here is a taster…

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John Cage Quote

“Wherever we are, what we hear mostly is noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating. The sound of a truck at fifty miles an hour. Static between the stations. Rain. ….  we can compose and perform a quartet for explosive motor, wind, heartbeat and landslide.”

Quote taken from  ”The Future of Music: Credo”  Silence, Lectures and Writings by John Cage, published in 1971. This text was first delivered by Cage as a talk at a meeting of Seattle Arts Society organized by Bonnie Bird in 1937.

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