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Listen Up | II Annual World Listening Day Events

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POSTED BY: helenfrosi | Thu Jul 14th, 2011 9:43 a.m.
LOCATION: SoundFjord & Tottenham Marshes

Listen Up!
2nd Annual World Listening Day
                                                      
Sound Walks  +Technical Demonstrations + Sonic Diffusions + AV Screening
Tottenham Marshes and SoundFjord
SUNDAY 17 July 2011 | From 8am to late

Morning
8am -10am: Just Listening!
Bird Survey around Tottenham marshes lead my David Chapman and David Cottridge. Identifying bird through sight and sound.
N.B.
Bring your binoculars. Pen and paper. Spotters guides may be useful.
No recording equipment necessary. This event will happen whatever the
weather.

Free event - donations to Friends of Tottenham Marshes (FoTM) accepted.
Essential RSVP

10:15am-11:30am: Listening through a Mechanical Ear
Investigation of moth traps, pond life and bird feeder mics.
N.B. Bring recording devices, parabolics, hydrophones, etc. This event will happen whatever the weather.
Free event - donations to Friends of Tottenham Marshes (FoTM) accepted.
Essential RSVP

11:30am-12:30pm:    Coffee and Contemplation
Quiet time to take in the soundscape of the local environment. Refreshments available.
Juice, tea and coffee will be available at the Waterside Centre.
Donations to SoundFjord accepted.
Morning
events take place by the Waterside Centre (Friends of Tottenham
Marshes HQ), by Stonebridge Lock, Tottenham Marshes, London.
Website: www.tottenhammarshes.org/pc/index.html
Map: Tottenham Marshes
Further information and RSVP: SoundFjord

Afternoon
3pm-4:30pm: Sound Diffusions
Martin
Clarke performs a sonic diffusion over 8.0 with
soundscapes/phonographic material from as far afield as Shetland,
Beirut, Le Mans and London. And Emmanuel Spinelli performs Bregenz by
Cycle, also in 8.0, focusing on a city of duel personality, bringing out
its essence and peculiarities.
Free event - donations to SoundFjord accepted.
Essential RSVP

4:45pm-6:45pm: Wonders of the Sound World
A
screening of sound art and phonography curated to open your ears to
sonic wonders: a host of unusual, foreign, latent, micro/macroscopic
(sub- and ultrasonic) soundscapes with be presented to delight, surprise
and insight your curiosity.
Free event - donations to SoundFjord accepted.
Essential RSVP

6:45pm-7:30pm: Earbreak
Time to contemplate the active listening event over a glass of wine.
Refreshments and snacks will be available at SoundFjord.    
Donations to SoundFjord accepted.
    
Afternoon events take place at SoundFjord, Unit 3b - Studio 28, 28 Lawrence Road, London, N15 4ER.
Website: href="http://www.soundfjord.org/">www.soundfjord.org
Map: SoundFjord Gallery
Further information and RSVP:
SoundFjord

Evening
9pm start: Beyond the Threshold
Ian
Rawes of the London Sound Survey and David Chapman (sound artist) and
David Cottridge (photographer/naturalist) lead a bat walk around the
marshes, beginning at the cloak of twilight. We will hunt for local
beauties - Pipistrelle species, Daubentons, and Noctules, as well as
the local insect activity on which they feed.
N.B. Bring torches, recording equipment and bat detectors (if you have them). This event will happen in fine weather only. Please contact us on the day if you are unsure about the weather.
Free event - donations to Friends of Tottenham Marshes (FoTM) accepted.
Essential RSVP
This
evening event takes place by the Waterside Centre (Friends of
Tottenham Marshes HQ), by Stonebridge Lock, Tottenham Marshes, London.
Website: www.tottenhammarshes.org/pc/index.html
Map: Tottenham Marshes
Further information and RSVP: SoundFjord

Link:
http://www.soundfjord.org/eventsperformance.htm

Address:
SoundFjord & Tottenham Marshes
Unit - 3b - Studio 28, 28 Lawrence Road
London, N15 4ER
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland