Sights and Sounds, a collectible vinyl record produced by Amanda Gutierrez*, as part of the residency SU-CASA. The Side A presents four stories collected from the core group of senior participants who shared personal narratives about their sonic experiences living in the city of New York. Side B contains the soundscapes of the actual places and samples of sound archives mentioned in their personal narratives.
The core members of the group who took part were:
This project revolves around the history of NY and the many changes it has undergone. New York is one of the most interesting cities on the planet Earth. Each year it is revisited by millions of people from all the other countries. A major theme that ran through this projects is how New York changed and how is changing nowadays. Changing is a fundamental dynamic of the universe it governs all laws of physics.
–John Twomey, participant of the program.
*Emeritus Creator by the National Art Creators System.