David Helbich: Kortrijk Tracks
May 13, 2013 §
Kortrijk Tracks is a collection of audio-guide and score pieces for a walk in public space with a score book for actions and instructions, an mp3 player with soundtracks and a set of open system headphones.
Currently the collection comprises David Helbich’s walk and Christina Kubisch’s ‘Electrical Walk Kortrijk’. It will be extended over the coming years (also see The Art of Soundwalk
Throughout the year, these soundwalks are made available at Kortrijk’s tourist office to visitors of the Belgian town. He will also adapt his soundwalk for a number of other European cities, where it will be presented as part of upcoming RESONANCE events.
The Kortrijk Tracks
make use of ‘pretty generic locations’, and Helbich invites everyone to try the tracks in the city of their choice. You can listen to them and download the full set on Soundcloud
On his blog
you can download the accompanying booklet with maps, instructions and scores, as well as a brief manual on how to use the tracks with an mp3 player.
David Helbich: Kortrijk Tracks.