Category: All Terrain

All Terrain #5

Sound heard: quiet breathing from rest

Name of track: Breath from skull 27.05

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Stethoscope contact: skull at the back – top right of head

27.05.2020

Bristol UK (Latitude 51.4690527°, Longitude -2.5829104°.)

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Accompanying text from distant place:

“…they (the waves) look so calm and tranquil from the shade of swaying palm. Like the relaxed breathing of the ocean, each wavy exhalation ceaselessly following the last.”

Haleiwa Hawaii (Latitude 21.4578° N, Longitude – 157.8302° W.)

 Reference:

Gavin Pretor-Pinney  – The Wave Watcher’s Companion. Pub. Penguin Group (USA) Inc.(2010), p.17

All Terrain #4

Sound heard: breath and heart – sounds resonated in chest.

Name of track:  Breath by ribs22.05

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Stethoscope contact: right lower back rib cage

22.05.2020

Bristol UK (Latitude 51.4690527°, Longitude -2.5829104°.)

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Accompanying text from distant place:

“Your lungs fill & spread themselves,

wings of pink blood, and your bones

empty themselves and become hollow.”

(Atwood. M)

1987

Massachusetts USA (Latitude 412,3601°, Longitude -71.0589°.)

Reference:

Margaret Atwood – Flying Inside Your Own Body. Found in, Selected Poems II, (1986). Pub. Houghton Mifflin, p.65

All Terrain #3

Sound heard: slow breath while working and moving

Name of track: Breath Near Ear 19.05

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Stethoscope contact:held under ear

19.05.2020

Bristol UK (Latitude 51.4690527°, Longitude -2.5829104°.)

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Accompanying text from distant place:

“Catch the wind in your mouth. Release it at a later time.”(Ronsen. J)

2012

Chicago USA (Latitude 41.8781°, Longitude -87.6298°.)

Reference:

Josh Ronsen –  The Long and Windy Road. Found in, The Windy Scores: 2012. Pub.FluxFest Chicago2012, p.63

All Terrain #2

recordings & text by Shirley Pegna

Sound heard: changing texture of skin

Name of track: Skin Surface 17.05

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Stethoscope contact – moving over skin of arm and wrist

17.05.2020

Bristol UK (Latitude 51.4690527°, Longitude -2.5829104°.)

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Accompanying text from distant place:

Thought’s surface is word

Word’s surface is gesture

Gesture’s surface is skin

Skin’s surface is shiver

Pavlova.V: 2004

Moscow USSR (Latitude 55.755825°, Longitude -37.617298°.)

Reference:

Vera Pavlova Thought’s surface:word. Found in, If There Is Something To Desire. (2010) Pub.New York Alfred A. Kopfe, p.90

All Terrain #1

recordings & text by Shirley Pegna

Sound heard:  body tissue noise and breathing at rest.

Name of track: Body Pressure 11.05

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Stethoscope contact – held still on jaw

11.05.2020

Bristol UK (Latitude 51.4690527°, Longitude -2.5829104°.)

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 Accompanying text from distant place:

 “The temperature is 40 degrees below zero. A man`s breath freezes on his beard; the air is so dry the bone-chilling cold feels half as frigid as it might in moister climes.” (Merlin J)

27.01.1991  

Jokkmokk, Sweden (Latitude 66.6°, Longitude 19.9°.)

Reference:

J.Merin for Chicago Tribune

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1991-01-27-9101080734-story.html