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Raquel Castro's Soundwalkers

Video director and sound researcher Raquel Castro has released a documentary about sound ecology and the 'sonic life' of people, featuring interviews with artists, musicians, physicians, musicologists, architects and theorists including Peter Cusack, Rafael Toral, Max Dixon, Carlos Alberto Augusto, Janek Schaefer, Christoph Cox, Allen S. Weiss amongst others. Castro, whose previous work includes Pro Memória, a documentary series in which she collected oral histories of different Portuguese communities, produced Soundwalkers to be presented at the recent Miami Subtropics 20, Chicago's Listening to Our Planet and the World Forum For Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) conference in Mexico City, and now can be seen (and heard) for free here.