Participatory installation where the audience are invited to navigate through a paper labyrinth wearing blindfolds, relying on listening to navigate. Each participant is given a mobile device with which they can sample with own vocal calls. These vocalisations are then modified by the mobile device to indicate proximity to a wall or another person. Inspired by how bats echo locate to use sound to see.
... Close your eyes and find your way ...Use the sound of your voice to locate yourself...
Installation by Kathy Hinde
Technology developed by Matthew Olden and Tarim
Commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts 2012-13
With additional funding from Arts Council England
With support from the Pervasive Media Studio Bristol
Extra development funding from MAYK
With thanks to Professor Gareth Jones at Bristol University, Bob Cornes at Bedfordshire Bat Group, The Bedford Creative Arts Choir, The Bristol Feral Choir, Kerry Andrew, Mel McCree, Victoria Bourne, Shirley Pegna, Arabel Rosillo de Blas, Jess Rotas, Will Datson, Simon Whetham, Factory Studios, St Cuthbert's Hall, All at Bedford Creative Arts, the Pervasive Media Studio and Mayfest,
Filmed at Factory Studios for Mayfest, Bristol 2013 and St Cuthbert's Hall for Almanac Festival, Bedford, Feb 2013.