” As digital technology enables us to move in and out of audio on location, producers and artists are responding to the new ‘storied space’ in a variety of ways. Join Hamish Sewell, independent audio storyteller, podcaster and founder of the geo locative project, Soundtrails (http://soundtrails.com.au/), as he discusses his latest study trip to the UK. Here he explored some leading geo locative projects and met with leaders in the field. From ‘experience designers’ to slow journalism to ambient literature: Hamish will discuss his findings, the current trends, opportunities and roadblocks in this new and exciting field.” To find out more, click here.
Memories of searching for bush tucker, a tiny one-teacher school and sleeping six to a bed to keep warm have been preserved in a unique way as Goonoowigall joins the Soundtrails smartphone app. For full story click here.
The Soundtrails phone app serves up location-based tidbits of location history. It was a project of St Joseph’s School to preserve local history in a cyber-modern way back in 2015. Together with input from the Tenterfield Shire Council and the Soundtrails team, the result is an aural walk through history, stopping off at the Tenterfield Saddler, old Tenterfield Star building, the showgrounds, the flood piano and lots of other places in between. For full story click here.