Creative Soundwalk and Mapping Workshop on World Listening Day

Join us for a two-hour creative soundwalk and mapping workshop to enhance your perception of sound and silence

Date & Time:
Monday, July 18, 2022
12:00 pm
Tramore Valley Park (Weigh Bridge near the roundabout)

What does Tramore Valley Park sound like?

Members of the public are invited to celebrate World Listening Day 2022 in Tramore Valley Park, Cork, Ireland. Tramore Valley Park has been the site of great environmental change. From 1964 to 2009, this site was used as a landfill for Cork city. The area fully opening to the public in 2019.

This two-hour Creative Soundwalk and mapping workshop (from 12pm to 2.30pm on Monday the 18th of July) is hosted by qualified Deep Listener instructor Sean Taylor and will focus on the study of listening, creative soundwalking and the meditative practices of Tai Chi and Qigong. The soundwalk is intended to enhance participant’s perception of sound and silence, offering a unique approach to listening to the unique soundscape of Tramore Valley Park. The Creative Soundwalk introduces participants to a variety of movement/sound/mapping and listening strategies.

The Creative Soundwalk at Tramore Valley Park is part of the 'The Midden Chronicles', in which KinShip artists Lennon Taylor are creatively deep mapping Tramore Valley Park. For more information please see here.

Please note: the meeting point is at the weighbridge 15 minutes before the event.

Please bring your ears, a pencil or pen (all other materials supplied by the artist) and dress for all weathers.