Presented by Helen Ottaway and Michael Ormiston.
LISTEN : A SUMMER OF SOUND ART was a Black Swan Arts project which took place during the summer of 2019. The season included exhibitions, installations, concerts, talks, walks and workshops. Check out the artists and programme at http://www.listensoundart.co.uk.
This series of programmes made specially for FromeFM gives a flavour of what LISTEN was all about and incorporates playlists chosen by the artists involved in the season as well as special features on the art works and events that took place at Black Swan Arts and around Frome in the summer of 2019.
Broadcasting every 4th Wednesday between 7 – 8 pm
Listen Show 20 : Far Away Places: Talks by composers Helen Ottaway and Sadie Harrison
This programme is the third focussing on the illustrated talks which were part of the LISTEN season of sound art.
HELEN OTTAWAY spent 6 weeks on the South West Coast of Sri Lanka in 2017 as a participant in the Sura Medura International Artists Residencies. For more information visit Helen’s blog.
SADIE HARRISON has, for many years, worked with Afghan musicians including the women and girls ensemble Zorha. For more information visit Sadie’s website.
Follow the link below to hear previous LISTEN programmes, inluding the Playlists of Bennett Hogg, Sadie Harrison, Nick St George, Errollyn Wallen, Mel Day, Hans Borgonjon, Helen Ottaway, Michael Ormiston, Jane Pitt, Ralph Hoyte, Scanner, Jem Finer, David Daniels, Nick Sorensen, Crysse Morrison, Alastair Goolden, Candida Valentino, Phill Phelps, John Payne, a special feature on David Daniels’ exhibition ‘Music Wanting to be Played’ and programmes about LISTEN’s concerts and installations and talks.