Justin Bennett - secret city
  Year :   1997
  Location :   Netherlands
  Worktype :   An audio guide
  Materials:   -
  Info :   for the exhibition De Verborgen Stad, De Vleeshal, Middelburg





 
Water
Soundscape
  Work Details  
  This project took place around the centre of Middelburg in the alleys, passageways and gardens behind the houses rather than in the historic centre itself. The Audio guide for The Secret City, to be received via portable radio receivers, was a transmission of observations, comments, directions, stories, memories and displaced sounds. These mixed with the natural soundscape of Middelburg; voices and water, birds and animals, machines and muzak. Each listener, by walking the route, created his or her own version. Drawings, notes and sound recordings made during walks through the alleyways formed the basis for this soundwork.