Included are: JRR Tolkien, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Dorothy L Sayers, CS Lewis, William Faulkner, Kahlil Gibran, DH Lawrence, Robert Graves and Ernest Hemingway.
01. Goblin Feet by J. R. R. Tolkien
02. Kitchener by George Orwell
03. Mole by Aldous Huxley
04. The House of the Soul: Lay by Dorothy L Sayers
05. De Profundis by C. S. Lewis
06. Une Ballade des dames perdues by William Faulkner
07. The Dying Man and the Vulture by Kahlil Gibran
08. Cynics and Romantics by Robert Graves
09. Snake by D. H. Lawrence
10. Ultimately by Ernest Hemingway
Walk along the River Lagan and listen to the poem 'Laganside' by Alan Gillis. Hear surreal sound-worlds accompany the poem at landmarks dotted throughout Titanic Quarter, East Belfast, Ormeau and Stranmillis Embankments, and the Towpath.
On your journey you will also discover new poems about the river by Sinead Morrissey, Ben Maier and Andrew Jamison.
Whether you are a local or a visitor to Belfast, this app will spark a new poetic discovery of the river. Place, sound and poetry converge in an interactive, non-directive and surprising personal experience.
Read and listen to Laganside - the contemporary Belfast epic by Alan Gillis. This poem, performed by Patrick FitzSymons, charts the shifting terrain of Belfast’s physical and cultural landscape in the 21st Century. The significance of the poem is explained in the app's Foreword by renowned Belfast poet Sinead Morrissey.
---Experience new sound worlds---
Immerse yourself in augmented real and surreal soundscapes that reveal themselves at key spots along the River Lagan. Listen to these musical backdrops as accompaniment to the reading of Laganside to experience the poem in new ways.
Find additional Belfast poems by Alan Gillis, Sinead Morrisey, Andrew Jamison and Ben Maier, all located along the River Lagan. Some poems include sonic manipulations by John D’Arcy, while others are enhanced with video.
---Rediscover the river---
Use the built-in map to track your location while you search for sound worlds and poems along the Lagan. Explore places at the riverside you haven’t visited before and see well-known spots in a new light.
Created by John D'Arcy
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