Other Voices Other Rooms
Other voices other rooms investigates the role of an artist working within the community of West Princes Street, Glasgow. Using field recordings, workshops, interviews and sound constructions (Soundwerkz) other voices other rooms captures a core essence of a diverse, dynamic community that has been wounded. Important themes that emerged during the artist’s practice were healing/spirituality, seasonal change/ritual and creative celebration. Other voices other rooms used low scale community driven interventions to bolster shared memory and experiences. Using a range of research strategies, including those instigated by the community – mapping of historical events, derives, psychogeography and Goethe’s principle of exploring the realm of the organic; the artist creates imagined realities, located on West Princes Street, that intend to maintain community memory and understanding of dynamic change in a framework of continuity.