July 13, 2009

the abc’s of parrot-walking (in Greenpoint)

Filed under: NYC: A Lab of Modern Life — Tags: , , — *aly* @ 10:45 pm

The second assignment for the NYC Lab of Modern Life class was to create an audio tour of a part of the city inspired by the Janet Cardiff piece Her Long Black Hair. The audio is meant to overlay the real audio of the city while the listener walks the neighborhood in question.

For my project I picked Greenpoint, the neighborhood I live in, and draw a parallel between families and their kids, people and their dogs, and me and Riley. I wrote a children’s ABC style poem about the things that Riley and I saw while on our walk.

Here is the audio.

Or maybe here will download better.