Sounding Nature: The Lost Brothers Of Saco do Céu / Ilha Grande, Brazil

Sounding Nature: The natural world in sound is the latest global collaboration project by Stuart Fowkes’ Cities & Memory.

“The sounds have been reimagined by 250 artists to reflect upon the damage being done to our natural world by human-generated sounds”

Interview with Stuart on BBC Radio London with Vanessa Feltz.

Review on The Quietus.

Review on A Closer Listen.

(Will update list as the appear online)

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‘The Lost Brothers Of Saco Do Céu’ – Jason Lee

‘Dawn: The tail end of a storm. Two brothers wash ashore. One died a couple of days before. They enter a village.’

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‘The Lost Brothers Of Saco Do Céu’ is my reimaging of Tilla Martin’s orignal recording made in Saco do Céu, Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Bamboos and their leaves in the wind of a tropical forest.

My response raises up from seafaring myths and legends, storms and song, made with field recordings from the Beara and Mizen Peninsulas, West Cork, Ireland.

You can go directly to Tilla Martins and my response by typing Ilha Grande in the Sound Search box as seen below. Category ‘Forests

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Or stumble upon it by Play A Random Sound

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For the curious:

Please consider signing up to The Saloon, access monthly private posts, more soundscapes for Based On Real Events available for download, alongside the stories, photographs, video and new paintings.

I post in The Saloon at the start of each month as new work for this exhibiton evolves.

I’m on Twitter sharing and tagging links to Based On Real Events helps.

Based On Real Events is my next exhibition in the making. Paintings, photographs, film and sound recordings are going in to this one. It’s expensive, by my own choice, I’ve found a delicate balance within subsistence, going without to go forward. If you want to or can help out. Truly grateful via PayPal. Include your address and I’ll send you on a little rarity.

Any or all above appreciated.

Thank you. X

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