When Savannah Hoover was a senior at Sierra Nevada College last year, she enrolled in an art class designed to build a gigantic installation for display at the Burning Man festival. Burning Man is a cultural festival held over the whole week before and during Labor Day in the Black Rock Desert north of Reno, Nevada. Spreading across an ancient, dried-up lakebed, more than 60,000 participants set up "camp" in a pattern of concentric circles they call Black Rock City. The most creative of them spend weeks and months beforehand developing artistic installations that tend to engage viewers by ... Read the full story
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The audio slideshow recording can be as powerful as jazz
Listen to the voice of the man recorded in this New York Times audio slideshow, "Social Worker with a Camera" by Sandra C. Roa. His monologue is like jazz; The intensity gushes and recedes; the sounds move from gritty to sweet; there’s staccato, silence, and some easy verbal riff. The tenor of his voice conveys even more meaning than the words alone do.
We are looking for more examples of audio slideshows in which the audio is as emotionally powerful as the photos. We want to showcase this great ... Read the full story
Jon Waterhouse and Tim Broekema worked feverishly to get the Soundslides audio slideshows produced at Bonnaroo 2013 this weekend. Eight slideshows are on their way!
There's no story flab here.
Every quote in this story is helpful, colorful, interesting — from the tooth-brushing Bonnaroovian in the beginning, to the guy who brought a blow-up sofa to the festival grounds, to the girl living in a big international camp with 175 other campers and a couple of Bonnaroo-ready chefs.
How did Tim Broekema and Jon Waterhouse find these stories and make this audio slideshow about life beyond the stages at Bonnaroo?
You decide, and tell us your best guesses in the comments section below. We won't know for sure how they did it until the four-day festival ... Read the full story
Soundslides: "What does it take to make really good audio slideshows really fast at Bonnaroo?"
Photographer Tim Broekema: "Popeye, of course!"
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Send us your Bonnaroo audio slideshows in the comments section below.
We found two audio slideshows from past Bonnaroo events that might inspire you in your own slideshow creation. Check these out. If you want your own audio slideshow made at Bonnaroo or any other festival featured in our blog, send us a link below or on Twitter @Soundslides.
1. Tell your own story, step by step (Julie Hamilton, 2010 Bonnaroo)
Bonnaroo Audio Slideshow from Julie Hamilton.
2. Go crazy with a timelapse slideshow using music tracks. (2009 Bonnaroo)
Stay tuned for more from our guys, Tim Broekema and Jon Waterhouse, on the festival grounds at Bonnaroo 2013!