Sibafest: Mobile Sonic Walks on Töölönlahti bay
Making use of GPS technology, this sonic walk offers listeners a new perspective on the area around Töölönlahti bay. Listeners download an app, put on headphones and walk around Töölönlahti bay, hearing music created specifically for the walk by music technology students at the Sibelius Academy.
The sonic walk starts at the main entrance of the Sibelius Academy at the corner of the Music Centre. Bring your own smartphone and headphones.
Guided tours are at 12.00, 14.00 & 16.00.
Mobile Sonic Walks, from 45min to 90min
1: Download MSWalks onto your smart phone from Google Play or the Apple Store. Put your headphones on
2: Select your language preference and press “launch.”
3: A menu of walks will appear. Select MuteFest Extended 2019.
4: A Map with bubbles will appear, each of these bubbles contain a sound. Use the GPS in the app to determine where you are in relation to the bubbles.
5: By selecting menu (three horizontal lines) you can adjust if you are experiencing the sonic walk “in situ" or from a “distance” select “in situ." If error pops up when choosing "in situ", you have to give permission for this application to use your location.
Sibafest 25.1.–1.2.2020 is an attentive, profound, inquisitive and experimental festival that allows our voices to be heard and to join together. The artistic director of the festival is Aija Puurtinen.