Soundscape Hamburg


June 15th 2018 from 7 to 10 pm

June 16th 2018 from 10 am to 6 pm

June 17th 2018 from 11 am to 5 pm

June 23rd 2018 from 2 pm to 6 pm


At dock europe,

Viktoria Kaserne, Bodenstedtstr. 16, Altona

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Soundscape Hamburg

with Kathrin Wildner / metroZones und Shkoon

What do you hear?
What is the sound of the neighborhood?
What is the rythm of each part of the city?
Which sounds do you miss?
What is the sound of Intimate Strangers?
What sounds in daily life are near but remains
Familiar noises, strange sounds?

The city sings, sums, annoys with it‘s constant sounds and rumblings: each space is
marked bei specific soundscapes or noise environment. Sounds, voices, summing, bangs,
form daily compositions, which we often forget but still influence our behavior. Sound is an
union piece between what is physical, social and our environment. Even tough it is a
fleeting element which creeps into our perception, sound refers to a special use of space,
rules and structures, but also socio-spacial conflicts. Acoustic interventions can on the
other hand be used as strategies to change the perception of space, create a forum for
other ways of being together and create new spaces in which being neighbors. We invite
you to create acoustic interventions from the sounds of our city, which would knock these
rules, structures and habits over: we want to create music from our streets.
Each neighborhood has its own sounds, is a resonance room with its own compositions
and soundscapes. In the workshop we will explore, document and record sounds of the
Veddel, Altona and Wilhelmsburg. We will go for soundwalks and exchange about what we
hear. We will collect sounds and noises, we will play our samples for each others, before
we use them to create music pieces, that we will then play in the public space during the
Feel like wanting to groove our streets with us?