An image of a soldier, with a sound wave going through the centre.
I Would Rather Walk With You

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I Would Rather Walk With You is a site-specific, public artwork at The West Wing Battery in Fort Burgoyne, Dover. It invites visitors to experience the West Battery through a sound world that captures its history and future as a community space.

Materials: acousmatic multichannel SAATTBBB choral work and sound installation with voice actors and sound effects from the local community. Created with: Zoom H5, Logic Pro, RX5 Audio Editor, custom speakers and cabinets, infrared sensor, Arduino trigger and SparkFun sound board.

Commissioned for Pioneering Places. Delivered by The Land Trust at Fort Burgoyne, with the assistance of Dover Arts Development [DAD]. Funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund, Arts Council England, Kent County Council, Canterbury Christ Church University and Historic England. 

Team: Lead artist & composer: Emily Peasgood. Lyrics by Emily Peasgood and Kate Lynn-Devere. Technical installation & speaker design: Al Harle. Speaker cabinet design & fabrication: Darius Wilson. Installation design & management: Theresa Smith.