Ximena Alarcon and Angus Carlyle at the Association of Social Anthropologists UK and Commonwealth Conference
Ximena Alarcon performed 'Sounding Underground' in the Panel "Film, audio and multimedia programme: symbiosis: sound, vision and the senses"
Abstract: Sounding Underground is a virtual environment that links commuter’s sonic memories of journeys in three underground public transport systems: London, Paris and Mexico City. The interface and architecture were the result of ethnographic and creative research with participants in each city.
Angus Carlyle and Rupert Cox presenting a paper on "The Mouth of the Cave and the Giant Voice: sound, text and voice in Okinawan war memory"
Abstract: This experimental film explores the evidential value of oral testimony and documentary images in the particular spaces of the Okinawan environment where memories of the Pacific war are stirred up by the sounds made by the activities of US military bases on the island.