‘Festivals’ Category

04Sep

Tim Broekema on audio slideshow nuts & bolts at Bonnaroo, Part 2!

Bonnaroo 2013 photo by Tim Broekema

 

Last June, photographer Tim Broekema and writer Jon Waterhouse spent four explosive days at the Bonnaroo music and art festival gathering material for audio slideshows that reveal what festival life is like for the thousands of Bonnoroovians every year. When Neal Cohen of Superfly Presents asked Soundslides to partner with Bonnaroo, he said he wanted a software that was super easy to use and quick and cost efficient to get online.

Part 2 of Broekema's post-festival reflections contains tips on how to prepare for such a tightly scheduled, high-octane assignment. (Here's Part 1)

Soundslides:  Getting photos and sound recordings ... Read the full story

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27Aug

How did Tim Broekema and Jon Waterhouse make 8 Soundslides audio slideshows in 4 days at Bonnaroo?

Bonnaroo 2013 by Tim Broekema

 

Last June, photographer Tim Broekema and writer Jon Waterhouse spent four explosive days at Bonnaroo getting photos and sound recordings to make audio slideshows telling insider stories. Neal Cohen of Superfly Presents had asked Soundslides to partner with Bonnaroo. He believed audio slideshows would tell the best Bonnaroo  stories because they can be very expressive and match the Bonnaroo vibe. Also, Soundslides is super easy and quick, making them cost efficient to produce and get online.

Afterward, Broekema wrote up some thoughts about the whole crazy process. Since another amazing festival, Burning Man, is happening this week in Nevada's ... Read the full story

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22Aug

Savannah Hoover, Soundslides & Burning Man: Being an Artist in All That You Do

Savannah Hoover

 

In August, 2012, Savannah Hoover and her Sierra Nevada College classmates set out to Nevada's Black Rock Desert to build an art installation called "Project Overlook" for the annual culture festival called Burning Man. The students constructed a giant interactive piece, and observed as fellow "Burners" experienced the artwork. (Read about it in our last  Soundslides blog post.) Afterward, they recorded their experience in a Soundslides audio slideshow. We reached Hoover in New Mexico to get her reflections on her experience using Soundslides and being in such a unique Burning Man class.
What was it like to make the ... Read the full story

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