Various ‎– Around = 聽在

Soundpocket ‎– Pocket: 1
CD, Compilation



Released with the book "Around 聽在" (370 pages in English, Chinese, French, Italian and Japanese). Packaged together in green tissue paper with ISBN/barcode sticker attached. Forward of the book indicates 2 CDs included, this one and Yan Jun - Walk... Stay....

Total length of CD: 75’42’’

The title of this book/CD is derived from Around sound art festival 2009 – a festival of listening and the first of its kind in Hong Kong. Artists, curators, critics and musicians contribute 16 essays on listening in less noticed places in Hong Kong like Motat on Lamma Island, empty public housing estates in Wong Chuk Hang, and listening to frogs and rivers, listening to distance. The book includes (this) CD with 12 recordings of site-specific works presented in the festival.

Contributing writers: Akio Suzuki 鈴木昭男, Black 素黑 , Carlo Fossati, Cedric Maridet, Dajuin Yao 姚大鈞, Edwin Lo 羅潤庭, Dajuin Yao, Felix Hess, Jérôme Joy,Kawai Shiu 蕭家偉, Lau Gukzik 劉掬色, Mike Cooper, William Lane, and Yan Jun 顏峻.

Recording notes:
1 Abandoned houses Motat Village, Lamma Island
2–5 Abandoned houses in Tung O, Lamma Island
6 Durational performance old school ground, Motat Village, Lamma Island
7 Installation outside kapok St Francis Yard, Wanchai May – June 2009 This recording from Mind Stir re-installed at soundpocket
8 Tung O, Lamma Island
9 Hong Kong Architecture Centre, Central
10 A different edition was performed live at the rooftop of Foo Tak Building, Wanchai
11 The Chao Phraya soundscape, Bangkok
12 Recorded in Rome

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 9 789881 948014
  • Other (ISBN ): 978-988-19480-1-4