11:00am-11:45am Sound Walks I

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SINSONTE Walk with Luz María Sánchez — Learn how to use Sánchez’ new app developed specifically for the Southside of San Antonio:  SINSONTE, meaning ‘mockingbird’ in Spanish. The mockingbird is the Texas state bird and is famed for its mimicking capabilities. Sánchez’ app allows the user to record and collage collected sounds, not unlike our mockingbird.

A Sound Walk with Rob Mackay — a silent, controlled stroll with elements of ear cleaning, deep listening, perceiving sound in space, found sounds, ritual connection of place, understanding of the acoustic environment and the significance of soundscapes.