[ UPDATE – this walk had been made available for the mScape locative media software, visit http://www.mscapers.com to find out more ]
A mixture of location sound, processed recordings,music and narration heard on MP3 players guided listeners on a 20 min walk around the town. The narrators text was sourced from interviews with local residents, archived news stories and â€˜The Rhyme of the Ancient Marinerâ€™.
click below to hear an extract from ‘dirty weather’
if you would like to take the walk yourself you can download the full piece below and play it on your own MP3 player or burn it to CD for use in a portable CD player. Watchet is on the north coast of Somerset near Minehead, more information about the town and its location can be found by clicking here. Once you are in Watchet the walk starts outside the front of the library on the esplenade.
a take art commission – presented as part of â€˜Tide and Timeâ€™
supported by ArtLife and West Somerset District Council