[community] Community Meeting ( Oct 25 ): Audio Walk - Passing Through

Laura Yvonne Bulk laurabulk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 23:19:14 UTC 2017


I really enjoyed listening to the audio walk! Although I didn't get
exercise I would have if I was actually walking ;)
I can also imagine it being very useful if I was walking around Toronto.
There could perhaps have been more description for me as someone who is
partially blind - other tactile cues perhaps, to help with navigation.
But overall, a fantastic experience.
The way the artist used sound and quiet, and thick descriptions and
information/history/facts. Beautiful.

Laura Yvonne Bulk OT, MOT, BSW
PhD Candidate, Rehabilitation Sciences
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On 23 October 2017 at 12:55, Liskovoi, Lisa <lliskovoi at ocadu.ca> wrote:

> For remote participants: you can follow along the audio walk using Google
> Street view, it’s not quite the same but it could still add a layer to the
> experience. Using the photo spheres users have uploaded, you can even enjoy
> the indoor scenes. If anyone tries this, would love to hear about the
> experience!
>
> Cheers,
> Lisa
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> On Oct 23, 2017, at 3:36 PM, Obara, Justin <jobara at ocadu.ca<mailto:jobara
> @ocadu.ca>> wrote:
>
> At this week’s Community Meeting<https://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/
> fluid/Community+workshops> ( Oct 25, 2017 ) We’ll be participating in an
> Audio Walk. This community meeting will take place offsite and we will not
> be able to facilitate remote participation. However, you are still able to
> listen to the content of the audio walk on your own and it would be
> interesting to know of your experience without being in the specific
> location. Also, If you’d like to participate in the walk, without listening
> to the audio, you are welcome to do that as well.
>
> For those participating in the Audio walk, please bring a device you can
> use to stream the audio or pre-download and play back the audio, while on
> the walk. You’ll also need to bring a pair of headphones/earbuds with you.
> If you would like to join, but do not have a listening device, please get
> in touch with me and we’ll attempt to find a solution. You can either meet
> us at the IDRC office or at Union station. We will be leaving IDRC at
> 2:30pm to walk over to Union Station. We plan to start the Audio Walk at
> Union Station, in the Great Hall<http://torontounion.ca/map-1/>, at 2:45.
>
> Please see the Passing Through<http://www.koffler.digital/passingthrough/>
> web page for more details and links to download/stream the audio walk.
>
> Description:
>
> Passing Through is an audio walk that takes you on a journey of the
> streets of Old Toronto, discovering the secret artworks and innovations
> hidden between the cobblestones. You will walk from Union Station to Old
> Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market, gently guided by an insightful narration
> that is both beautiful and exciting.
>
> Passing Through is presented in partnership with The City of Toronto
> Transportation Street Art Program, and the Koffler Centre of the Arts. It
> is produced by Angela Shackel of Accounts and Records.
>
> Time:
> 2:30 - 4:00pm ET
>
> Location:
> Locally: IDRC Office<http://idrc.ocadu.ca/about-the-idrc/contact-us> - We
> will leave the IDRC at 2:30 and start the Audio walk from Union Station<
> http://torontounion.ca> at 2:45
>
> Thanks
> Justin
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