associate artist Gabrielle Fry :: Sounds in Nature Workshops

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Ringstead Bay: http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=29196
Building a beach shelter (1:57min.)
Children from Dorset Beach School building a shelter on the beach at Ringstead Bay to protect themselves from a windy summer’s day.

Ringstead Bay: http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=29197
Sounds of the shore (1:24min.)
Children from Dorset Beach School recording and talking about the sounds of the waves landing on the shore at Ringstead Bay.

Ringstead Bay: http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=29198
Seaweed stories (1:60min.)
Children from Dorset Beach School share their seaweed stories with the rest of the group after finding various types of seaweed on the beach, using magnifying pots and books for research. All the children are sat in the shelter they have built to learn about their findings.

Ringstead Bay: http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=29200
S’mores by the fire (1:37min.)
Children at Dorset Beach School learn how to be careful around a fire pit and how to cook marshmallows over a fire at the beach. The marshmallows are then squished in between two biscuits like a S’more, a traditional evening campfire treat!

Thorncombe Woods: http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=29320
Storytelling around the fire (2:11min.)
Children from Dorset Forest School tell stories around a fire in the woods, based on the clay animals they have made. Other children cook marshmallows.

Thorncombe Woods: http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=29321
Crunchy footsteps (1:09min.)
Children from Dorset Forest School walk through the woods pretending they are animals and record their footsteps on the leaves and twigs along the path.

Thorncombe Woods: http://aporee.org/maps/?loc=29322
Fence Percussion (1:26min.)
Children from Dorset Forest School create ‘fence percussion’ and record the sounds of tapping and scraping a wooden fence with long sticks.

Dorset Beach School is part of Dorset Forest School. http://www.dorsetforestschool.org/

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coast to coast :: Bristol to Japan [Hana No Kage Shadow of a Flower]

HANA NO KAGE is a ‘two part’ Zen-poetic travelogue describing my travels in Japan in the autumn of 2005 in the footsteps of 17th century Haiku Master Matsuo Basho.

Part 1 :: Send-Back-The Dog Turn-Back-The-Horse

Part 2 :: A Pilgrim on The Dewa Sanzan – The Three Holy Peaks of Dewa Province [bonus item]

Ralph Hoyte

https://divacontemporary.bandcamp.com/releases

Price £6 for download bonus items:
Part 2 :: A Pilgrim on The Dewa Sanzan – The Three Holy Peaks of Dewa Province
[6 part audio track with a running time of 44.29].
HANA NO KAGE pdf booklet [extract with introduction by Mike Eido Luetchford].
PLUS 15 page full colour pdf liner note booklet.

links:
www.ralphhoyte.com
blog :: hananokage.blogspot.co.uk
illustrated book available from amazon :: www.amazon.co.uk/Hana-No-Kage-Shadow-Flower/dp/0955118034/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1439653616&sr=1-1

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material sounds [H2o] pt1,2,3&4 :: on DIVAcontemporary radio

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As part of sonic coast :: sound week, associate artists ivon oates and David Rogers produced four new audio works. All four works are mixed from recordings made during ‘material sounds [H2o]’ an exploration of sound on Eype Beach and in the studio. Listen and download.

under an upturned boatunder an upturned boat [03.28]
by ivon oates

https://www.spreaker.com/user/soniccoast/sonic-coast-material-sounds-h2o-pt1

red&blackred&black [06.26]
by ivon oates

https://www.spreaker.com/user/soniccoast/sonic-coast-material-sounds-h2o-pt2

eype12glass water by David Rogers [04.14]

https://www.spreaker.com/user/soniccoast/sonic-coast-material-sounds-h2o-pt3

eype6 streaming towards the sea [07.31]
by David Rogers

https://www.spreaker.com/user/soniccoast/sonic-coast-material-sounds-h2o-pt4

Link to sonic coast :: sound week

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World Listening Day [H2o] :: sounds on DIVAcontemporary radio

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Listen and download sounds from the sonic coast :: sound week World Listening Day 2015 sound walk, by Mandy Rathbone and David Rogers.

link to Spreaker radio:
https://www.spreaker.com/user/soniccoast/world-listening-day-2015-sound-walk

link to sonic coast :: sound week

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The Observatory at Lymington Keyhaven Nature Reserve

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The Observatory has now moved from Winchester Science Park to Lymington Keyhaven Nature Reserve. The first artist in residence will be Katie Surridge.

http://www.lookinlookout.org/

FREE Sand Painting Workshop with Katie Surridge
7 August 2015, Drop-in between 10am-3pm @ St Barbe Museum, Lymington. Create pictures using the 21 coloured sands from the Alum Bay and contribute to a collaborative artwork with Observatory artist in residence, Katie Surridge. This workshop is aimed at children and families.

spudlogo The Observatory logos Residencies in Lymington supported locally by: lymington local support
photo by Mandy Rathbone.

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regularJOE :: open studio

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projections in the main studio space and soundscapes in the office/café space.

Saturday 11th July 11am – 4pm at DIVAcontemporary studio
screening a selection of audio video works and web based projects
http://divacontemporary.org.uk/information/

Sunday 12th July 1pm
fish & chip lunch – meet at ‘Joe’s bench’
opposite Bennett’s on the Waterfront, 14 Trinity Rd. Weymouth Harbour, DT4 8TJ
http://www.waterfrontweymouth.co.uk/members/bennetts.htm

more :: http://divacontemporary.org.uk/visual/regularjoe-open-studio/

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Sounds of our shores

During DIVAcontempdungeness tide 1orary Studio ‘sonic coast :: sound week’ [18th-25th July] we will be adding sounds to ‘Sounds of our shores’ a British Library, in collaboration with the National Trust, the National Trust for Scotland and audioBoom Ltd, project. Creating the first ever coastal soundmap of the UK. Running from the 21 June until the 21 September, this interactive map will take a snapshot of the sounds of the whole UK coastline during the summer of 2015.

https://audioboom.com/channel/soundsofourshores

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associate artist Mandy Rathbone :: Summer solstice sunrise

IMG_3577As we walked towards the stone circle field the pinky red pre sunrise light was catching this line of bales. Quite stunning!

https://mysunriseproject.wordpress.com/

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LISTEN no.2 :: available to download

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track 1 :: dewa sanzan dialogue with Haruka by Ralph Hoyte [2.49] 2007
track 2 :: Tokyo Syllables
by Alex McKechnie – Barbed [01.48] 2015
tracks 3 :: 1-2-3
by Sadaharu Horio et le collectif KUKI
live recording by David Rogers [03.05] 2014
track 4 :: Sensai Can Pay
by Barbed [01.06] 1994
track 5 :: Shinrin-yoku
by Adrian Newton [10.07] 2015

 

Download includes a 12 page full colour pdf booklet.

High-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.

http://divacontemporary.bandcamp.com/album/listen-no-2

produced by David Rogers
at DIVAcontemporary Studio Bridport Dorset UK

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sonic coast :: on film

MYUSASyzygy Ensemble at Melbourne Metropolitan Festival, Australia 6th May 2015.

Saturday 27th June 2015 | time: 7 -9pm | venue: STUDIO [directions]
Booking: please contact info@divacontemporary.org.uk or telephone 01308 459071

An evening of sound, music and video, includes work by ivon oates, David Rogers and Marc Yeats :: more

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