Workshop: Podcasting: Immersive Sound Walks with Chris Funk (4 weeks)
In this four-week hybrid workshop, students will collaborate to create an original audio sound walk that focuses on Portland’s vibrant street art scene. We will use digital recorders to capture in-the-field audio and original narration as we explore four different mural locations, selected in partnership with Portland Street Art Alliance (PSAA). Students will also have the opportunity to meet PSAA mural artists and practice their interview skills at the Bodecker Foundation’s Halfling Studio and will hone their editing skills during week four. The final sound walks will be available to the public to download, stream and enjoy. No previous audio recording experience is necessary. Transportation stipends are available for in person sessions.
Note: this workshop will require extended class time (11am – 3pm) for field recordings and in-studio artist interviews on July 7, 9, 12 and 14.
Monday and Weds 11am – 12:30pm | June 28, 30, July 7, 9, 12, 14, 19, 21 (no class Monday July 5; meets Fri July 9 instead)
*Featured Image Artist Credit – Francis Morales
*Photo courtesy of PSAA
Chris Funk is best known as the multi-instrumentalist and a founding member of indie rock band The Decemberists. He is a three-time GRAMMY nominated artist who has also found much success as a music producer, composer, and studio musician lending his musical acumen to such bands as The Shins, Portugal. The Man, Laura Veirs, and more. Chris has also produced records for Stephen Malkmus, Red Fang, Ben Miller, Langhorne Slim, Sallie Ford, Rhett Miller, Kyle Craft, The Builders and The Butchers, and Y La Bamba.
2360 NW Quimby Street
Portland, OR 97210