Origo

Origo

Origo Project

This project involves the contribution, participation and experiences from Örebro, Vilnius and Bratislava and will take place over a period of twelve months.

Soundwalk II

VilniusPosted by Anders Flodin Mon, October 14, 2013 17:48:44

The Gates of Dawn

The Gates of Dawn, formerly also called the Medinikai Gate, or in Polish "Ostra Brama", the ”Sharp Gate”. This is the only surviving one of the original gates in the city wall that was built in the early 16th century. The lower section was built between 1503 and 1522, the top part is the first half of the following century. The five round holes on the south wall were made for cannons to fire from, and were last used in the Napoleonic Wars. At the top is a relief of a mounted knight – called Vytis, the state emblem of Lithuania – supported by two winged lions. A recording is made just in front of the gate with a lot of traffic.

The Gates of Dawn

Seth-Reino in Uzupis



Soundwalk I

VilniusPosted by Anders Flodin Sun, September 15, 2013 15:15:24
The weather was gray and gloomy, but I went out on the town to make a first recording. It was very busy and a festive atmosphere prevailed because there was a large market on Gediminas street and a running competition further down towards the cathedral.

Engine on Gediminas street

Running competition close to the cathedral.

Vilnius

VilniusPosted by Anders Flodin Wed, March 20, 2013 08:15:49
It is also possible to visit Google Earth and see the maps and the places where we recorded the sounds for the three cities. There is a link to each map: http://goo.gl/maps/WEw29