14 Mar 2021

The sound of sculpture

From Standing Room Only, 1:33 pm on 14 March 2021

It's long been the Holy Grail for this show - to get sculptures up on the radio!   And finally we think we might have cracked it.  

Sculpture In Sound offers a series of words, sound effects and music, triggered by actual - and very well-known - physical sculptures, like one of the many statues of Queen Victoria.  

Using a smart-phone app and headphones, users can walk around them, and activate layered, location-specific audio that change as you move around the sculpture.

Sculpture in Sound is the brain-child of a Wellington group calling themselves Sonicity.  Lynn Freeman talks with sound-designer Matthew Lambourne, and musician and composer Andrew Laking.

It's at the prototype stage and you can download it at www.sonicity.nz.  

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