As a researcher, I explore how sound and music connects us with places, whether imaginary or real.
My creative research often takes archival sound recordings as a starting point to tell stories across various media.
Here are some of my favourite projects
✶ The song of the shepherd
Article about the role of sound and music in sheepherding, commissioned by Open City Documentary Festival. I explored the relationship between shepherd, flock and dog through artist Nader Koochaki’s audiovisual archive documenting traditional sheepherding practices in the Basque Country. (...)
✶ Always coming home: A sonic journey from Kesh
Editorial and mix for NTS Radio exploring the soundscapes and music in Ursula K. Le Guin’s fictional ethnography Always Coming Home. (...)
✶ L’Escalier des Aveugles
Direction, archival research, licensing and liner notes for reissue of Luc Ferrari’s L’Escalier des Aveugles, a series of short radiophonic stories recorded with six actresses in locations across Madrid, Spain. Commissioned in November 1990 by Spanish National Radio / Radio Nacional de España. (...)
✶ Rose des Vents
Direction, archival research, licensing and liner notes for reissue of Pierre Mariétan’s Rose des Vents. This LP publication evolved out of recordings made during a six year project commissioned in 1981 by the French Government, for which Pierre Mariétan and a team documented and musicalised the sound environments of various cities and towns in France. (...)