Fri, Jan 21|
IF WE HAD THIS [ S P A C E ] - sound trail
A sound trail with interactive chalk boards at each locations. Download the OVERHEAR APP to experience the walk.
Time & Location
Jan 21, 2022, 9:00 AM – Apr 10, 2022, 9:00 PM
Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
About the event
Until the British Art Show 9 comes to #wolverhampton
Apart of the Creative Team for OFFSITE 9:⠀Creative Black Country has been awarded Arts Council funding to deliver OFFSITE9.⠀Offsite9 is a programme complimenting British Art Show which takes centre stage in Wolverhampton from January to April 2022. With 22 creative commissions, people’s podcasts, tours, talks and collectable print, Offsite9 invites you to experience great art in Wolverhampton with and by local people.
Commissioned by Creative Black Country we are presenting IF WE HAD THIS [ S P A C E ] -⠀22nd Jan - 10th April 2022
A sound trail that explores the social history of forgotten spaces in Wolverhampton. Nine artists have been chosen to create sound works in the form of music, soundscapes, spoken word and speeches that respond to 9 chosen sites in Wolverhampton City Centre that were once used as spaces that; emphasised care, commonality, collaboration, healing, togetherness.
Working with OVERHEAR, these sound pieces will be geotagged to the location. Each of the sound pieces offers the public the opportunity to imagine what was and what could be IF WE HAD THIS SPACE.⠀
Download the OVERHEAR APP to use the sound trail.
Locations where you can pick up a sound piece and leave your thoughts are:
KFC/MIKE LLOYDS MEGASTORE
DARLINGTON STREET CHURCH
CHAPEL ASH UNDERPASS
THE OLD EYE HOSPITAL