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Renee Sills Creates Kenton Audio Walk
Renee Sills Creates Kenton Audio Walk

 

The Kenton Audio Walk is a guided tour through Portland's historic Kenton neighborhood. Part of Disjecta's The Music That Makes Us, the piece is a collection of interviews and field recordings that were taken in the neighborhood during February and March of 2016, and acts as an audio archive for a phase of Kenton’s history that is marked by rapid growth and change. Listeners are invited to experience the landscape of the neighborhood through the individual and collective memories of those who have created it.

Get the KENTON AUDIO WALK

Listen at home, follow the map on your own from Disjecta, or meet at Disjecta on April 16th at 12PM for a group guided tour and experience the landscape of the neighborhood through the individual and collective memories of those who have created it. The tour takes approximately 90 minutes. Free and all ages.

Created by Renee Sills in collaboration with the Art & Social Practice MFA program and Featuring: Heather Perkins (experimental musician, composer and a Kenton resident), Joshua James (Kenton Club bartender), Norman “Boogie Cat” Sylvester (Blues musician, Kenton resident, and husband of Paula Sylvester), Robin Gordon (Music Pastor at Celebration Tabernacle), and Bryan Suereth (Director of Disjecta Contemporary Art Center).

Sills and her project were featured on KPTV Fox 12 News, April 19, 2016