Curating The Week: Synchrony, Writing/Walking, Field Recording

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• A very short film showing starlings flying in synchrony.

An article on writing, walking, and freedom.

“There was only the track, or the idea of it. The way forward was often unclear, the trail ambiguous and sometimes impossible to see. Like writing, it was infuriating and freeing, terrifying, and absolutely necessary to me.”

An article on field recording.

“[Nabihah] Iqbal emphasizes the importance of redefining the boundaries of field recording, which has its roots in Western colonialism. She praises the democratization of technology in ultimately helping us to achieve this. ‘I think it’s amazing how it has made the whole world of music more accessible to everybody, whether it’s making field recordings or recording your own music or whatever,’ she says.”

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