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Urban Sound Ecology investigations Hydro/detour- Greenwich Peninsula
17th September 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm£6
Urban Sound and Hydrodetour Ecology is walk led by Soundcamp SC, in partnership with Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Centre
Meeting: 12 noon at Thames-Side Studios Gallery, Thames-Side Studios (Harrington Way, Warspite Road Royal Borough of Greenwich SE18 5NR)
This is a unique opportunity to visit one of London’s most intriguing ecology parks (a set of specially created ponds by the River Thames) while being introduced to the sound world broadcast through soundcamp’s pioneering work.
Meet at Hydracity exhibition to listen to soundcamp’s live streaming and then walk along the Thames Pathway to arrive at Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park (1pm ), to meet staff for a tour of the site and investigate the sound ecology streaming potential of this remarkable aquatic site.
From 2pm-4pm Streambox workshop and install with possible Hydrophonic listening of pond ecosystems.
This is a walk for anyone discover the unique ecology park at Greenwich Peninsula and encounter the possibilties of sound ecology to inspire and share other sensory experiences.
SC are an arts cooperative based in London, Crete and the The Hague. Work explores intersections among social, personal and environmental ecologies. SC initiated the Creative Europe small cooperation project: Acoustic Commons (2020-22), in partnership with arts organisations in Europe and Japan. Projects include the annual Reveil daybreak broadcast (3.3 million Twitter impressions on #Reveil2020), Biosphere Open Microphones (BIOM – with UNESCO) and PITCH – a project on indigenous soundworlds in development with Museum of the UN / UN Live.
For the workshop soundcamp will be setting up an experimental soundbox at Ecology Centre.
For more info on Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Centre – https://thelandtrust.org.uk/space/greenwich-ecology-park/
As a remote part of Hydracity
These Walk is part of Hydracity 2021-2022:
Hydrodetours Walks are integral part of InspiralLondon’s larger Hydracity project, to explore and map the hidden, lost or undervalued watery commons of London and the Thames Valley Delta.
From September 10 – 26 September visit HYDRACITY, an exhibition featuring the work of collectives, community groups, local and international artists, all exploring this watery commons, together.
Thames-Side Gallery (Harrington Way, Warspite Road Royal Borough of Greenwich SE18 5NR)
Friday 10 September 2021, 6-9pm Exhibition opening events (all welcome)
Exhibition open Saturday Saturday 11th – Sunday 26th September 2021
Opening times: Thursday-Sunday, 12 – 5pm Except Sunday 26 September open late to 6pm.