Trans & Form, Breath & Hum, Dive & Touch, Hit & Run - audio guide


intro-active audio guide for Z33/Hasselt






EXPERIENTIAL AUDIO GUIDE FOR A WALK IN THE CITY OF HASSELT  

This sound trip sends you into the urban wilderness with open headphones, a mp3-player, a map and a drum stick. 


All of this you can pick up at the counter of the art center Z33 in Hasselt, Belgium. For a PDF of the map, scroll down.

A voice guides you through an “intro-active” journey with sound manipulations, self-performance tasks and micro-choreographies. 


You walk though the city centre and along a future tram line. You hit on Hasselt, deep dive in a parking lot and applaud yourself in a tunnel. You ignore a military monument and act in a skate park. 


Back at the starting point, you are changed - transformed by the new relationships that you have established with your environment. 


Don’t see the city with different eyes, see your eyes through a different city. Hear your ears through different voices. 


Be surprised by your new superpowers. They let you hear what’s silently in front of you, and make you feel what was not meant to be touched. 



TRACKS

1 INTRO-ACTIVITY
2 HIT & RUN
3 DIVE & TRIP
4 BUS & BASS
5 TOUCH & BEAT
6 CLAP & TRAP

6 > 7 TRACK IN BETWEEN 6 & 7
7 SKATE & BOARD

8 GO HOME


This piece exists in English and in Dutch. Here the English version. 

The pieces are designed and composed for (open) headphones in public spaces and this is how they work best. 
Still, feel free to have a listen here on the site.

Please know, this tracks miss two major voices:
the ever changing sounds of the environments, where the work takes place and, most important, the sounds by the self-performing listener, produced with a drum stick, claps, hums and breath.

Anyone listening to these tracks in other places than indicated on the map, please try to imagine the missing voices. And maybe even try the tasks and scores mentioned in the tracks nevertheless. Much fun!

 




concept, composition, recordings, text, voice-over, photo: David Helbich 

curator: Jan Boelen
project leaders: Ciel Grommen, Geert Driessen and Annelies Thoelen
design: Miriam Hempel (daretoknow)

Commissioned by Z33 - House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt.

map and flyer JPG




 
 
 
FOR A PDF OF THE MAP & FLYER CLICK HERE


Track 1


Track 2


Track 3

Track 4

Track 5

Track 6

Track 7
Track 8


 

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