Tidal Resonance:
Sound Journeys

The Tidal Resonance app is a participatory platform encompassing a growing, augmented reality set of soundscapes covering the areas around the Waterways of Providence RI.

LISTEN to and immerse yourself in original, artist-made sound journeys that change as you walk around the currently covered areas.

SPEAK and instantly contribute to a growing body of place-based audio addressing the histories, sounds and stories connected to this city’s water.

Tidal Resonance:
Sound Journeys

The Tidal Resonance app is a participatory platform encompassing a growing, augmented reality set of soundscapes covering the areas around the Waterways of Providence RI.

LISTEN to and immerse yourself in original, artist-made sound journeys that change as you walk around the currently covered areas.

SPEAK and instantly contribute to a growing body of place-based audio addressing the histories, sounds and stories connected to this city’s water.

Tidal Resonance:
Sound Journeys

The Tidal Resonance app is a participatory platform encompassing a growing, augmented reality set of soundscapes covering the areas around the Waterways of Providence RI.

LISTEN to and immerse yourself in original, artist-made sound journeys that change as you walk around the currently covered areas.

SPEAK and instantly contribute to a growing body of place-based audio addressing the histories, sounds and stories connected to this city’s water.

Link to the Tidal Resonance app on the Apple app store

Get the app!

Then follow THESE illustrated instructions
to begin your journey.
Link to the Tidal Resonance app on the Apple app store

Get the app!

Then follow THESE illustrated instructions to begin your journey.
No iOS device?

We are hard at work on a web-browser version of this app. Meanwhile, you can listen to a playlist of the featured artists’ work right here.

No iOS device?

We are hard at work on a web-browser version of this app. Meanwhile, you can listen to a playlist of the featured artists’ work right here.

No iOS device?

We are hard at work on a web-browser version of this app. Meanwhile, you can listen to a playlist of the featured artists’ work right here.

Coverage Map

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Featured Artworks

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Our Abundant Nothingness

5:33 min in 3 parts, 2021

This is a multivocal exploration of a transnational experience that Bonnie and I, in part, share. Composed across and of multiple conversations, experiments, and texts, we consider how migration and loss are embodied, recognized, and at times, vocalized in place and time.

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Summer Solstice Meditation

9:40min Soundscape (with additional elements by Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez), 2021

The Haus of Glitter Dance Company taps into the history of our waters with a movement performance and sound bath meditation, led by Anthony “AM.” Andrade. The piece is also a selection from their activist dance opera “The Historical Fantasy of Esek Hopkins”, premiering on September 9th.

Did you hear what happened to Mr. Lore? Such a shame.

8:48 min, 2021

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We Chased the Water

2:13 min, 2021

We Chased the Water is a piece inspired by the Great Salt Cove. Much like the Cove newcomers to this country have been forced to morph or cover who they truly are in order to assimilate to a new culture, often denying them the knowledge they carry and bring to the land. I imagined an uncovering where everyone can be seen and accepted for who they are. A deep understanding and recognition of the value of ancestral wisdom, and of the rich culture immigrants bring to this country.

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Coral

2:47 min, 2021

Coral is part of a project called Seaspace Landscape, a poetry and music collaboration by S. Tourjee and Emily Dix Thomas.

Click here for full transcript

Various durations, currently 45+ minutes, Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez + Nadav Assor

Featured Artworks

Click to expand for additional info and full transcripts

Our Abundant Nothingness

5:33 min in 3 parts, 2021

This is a multivocal exploration of a transnational experience that Bonnie and I, in part, share. Composed across and of multiple conversations, experiments, and texts, we consider how migration and loss are embodied, recognized, and at times, vocalized in place and time.

Click for full transcript

Summer Solstice Meditation

9:40min Soundscape (with additional elements by Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez), 2021

The Haus of Glitter Dance Company taps into the history of our waters with a movement performance and sound bath meditation, led by Anthony “AM.” Andrade. The piece is also a selection from their activist dance opera “The Historical Fantasy of Esek Hopkins”, premiering on September 9th.

Did you hear what happened to Mr. Lore? Such a shame.

8:48 min, 2021

Click here for full transcript

We Chased the Water

2:13 min, 2021

We Chased the Water is a piece inspired by the Great Salt Cove. Much like the Cove newcomers to this country have been forced to morph or cover who they truly are in order to assimilate to a new culture, often denying them the knowledge they carry and bring to the land. I imagined an uncovering where everyone can be seen and accepted for who they are. A deep understanding and recognition of the value of ancestral wisdom, and of the rich culture immigrants bring to this country.

Click here for full transcript

Coral

2:47 min, 2021

Coral is part of a project called Seaspace Landscape, a poetry and music collaboration by S. Tourjee and Emily Dix Thomas.

Click here for full transcript

Various durations, currently 45+ minutes, Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez + Nadav Assor

Featured Artworks

Click to expand for additional info and full transcripts

Our Abundant Nothingness

5:33 min in 3 parts, 2021

This is a multivocal exploration of a transnational experience that Bonnie and I, in part, share. Composed across and of multiple conversations, experiments, and texts, we consider how migration and loss are embodied, recognized, and at times, vocalized in place and time.

Click for full transcript

Summer Solstice Meditation

9:40min Soundscape (with additional elements by Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez), 2021

The Haus of Glitter Dance Company taps into the history of our waters with a movement performance and sound bath meditation, led by Anthony “AM.” Andrade. The piece is also a selection from their activist dance opera “The Historical Fantasy of Esek Hopkins”, premiering on September 9th.

Did you hear what happened to Mr. Lore? Such a shame.

8:48 min, 2021

Click here for full transcript

We Chased the Water

2:13 min, 2021

We Chased the Water is a piece inspired by the Great Salt Cove. Much like the Cove newcomers to this country have been forced to morph or cover who they truly are in order to assimilate to a new culture, often denying them the knowledge they carry and bring to the land. I imagined an uncovering where everyone can be seen and accepted for who they are. A deep understanding and recognition of the value of ancestral wisdom, and of the rich culture immigrants bring to this country.

Click here for full transcript

Coral

2:47 min, 2021

Coral is part of a project called Seaspace Landscape, a poetry and music collaboration by S. Tourjee and Emily Dix Thomas.

Click here for full transcript

Various durations, currently 45+ minutes, Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez + Nadav Assor

Sound Journeys Team

These Sound Journeys have been composed and designed by Nadav Assor and Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez. Several Sound Journeys have been constructed in dialog with newly commissioned work by a group of artists, poets, musicians and writers, curated by Shey Rivera Ríos and Seth Tourjee.

The Tidal Resonance app is powered by Roundware, an open-source, contributory augmented reality audio platform developed by artist and technologist Halsey Burgund.

NADAV ASSOR (He/him/his)
Sound Journeys Director and Producer
Sound Designer, Sound Artist
More about Nadav
JAKE SOKOLOV-GONZALEZ (He/him/his)
Sound Designer, Sound Artist
More about Jake

Sound Journeys Team

These Sound Journeys have been composed and designed by Nadav Assor and Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez. Several Sound Journeys have been constructed in dialog with newly commissioned work by a group of artists, poets, musicians and writers, curated by Shey Rivera Ríos and Seth Tourjee.

The Tidal Resonance app is powered by Roundware, an open-source, contributory augmented reality audio platform developed by artist and technologist Halsey Burgund.

NADAV ASSOR (he/him/his)
Sound Journeys Director and Producer

Sound Designer, Sound Artist
More about Nadav
JAKE SOKOLOV-GONZALEZ (he/him/his)
Sound Designer, Sound Artist
More about Jake

Featured Artists

Click the button underneath each artist’s photo to read their bio!

Lilly Manycolors
Janaya Kizzie
Mary-Kim Arnold
Emily Dix Thomas
Sussy Santana
Bonnie Jones
AM.
Lilly Manycolors
Janaya Kizzie
Mary-Kim Arnold
Emily Dix Thomas