A piece of advice often given to young writers is to ‘write with the sense’. But what does this mean?
Poet and sound artist Antosh Wojcik brings this advice to life with these soundscapes. It encourages children to really listen to the sounds around them and use what they discover in their writing.
Antosh Wojcik is an artist and member of art house group fwrdmtn. His drumming and spoken word performance piece, How To Keep Time: A Drum Solo for Dementia, was produced by Penned in the Margins, which toured UK theatres and internationally in 2019 with support from The Arts Council, England. You can follow his work on Twitter @antoshwojcik.
The Space Tapes: Bodies
Antosh explores the sounds inside all of us on a journey from the belly and lungs to the head via the blood stream. Download the soundscape and writing exercises below and have a go.
The Space Tapes: Inside
What are the sounds of your favourite inside space? The places that are important to us are often full of inspiration. Download the soundscape and writing exercises below and have a go.
The Space Tapes: Outside
Finally, what are the outside sounds all around you? They will be very different depending on where you live: in a city, in the countryside, by the sea, close to a train station… Download the soundscape and writing exercises below and have a go.