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Talk: Ian Rawes (British Library Sound Archive/London Sound Survey)

  • Location:
    SoundFjord, Unit 3b - Studio 28, 28 Lawrence Road, London, Greater London, N15 4ER, GB

Ian Rawes (British Library and London Sound Survey)

SUNDAY 12 June 2011
7-9pm (Doors: 6:40pm)
£2 ticket | wegottickets.com/event/117701
Hlysnan is SoundFjord’s monthly listening event, exploring the world of sound is all its facets, guises and surprises!
event will be an evening filled with films, visuals and sounds selected
by Ian Rawes of the British Library Sound Archive and founder of The
London Sound Survey. Ian is a fabulous speaker and we are delighted that
he will present and AV presentation filled with past sounds with their
present counterparts, incorporating old maps and photographs to set the
Ian is an authority on the vernacular of sound. He works
for the sound department at the British Library and has set up the
London Sound Survey to collect "the sounds of everyday public life
throughout London" and to compile "past accounts to show how our sound
environment has changed". This breadth of aural/oral, visual and
literary information in an archival format is quite astonishing, yet
simply a hobby to him.
This event is a must see and listen!

Click here for further information on the London Sound Survey.