The Manchester Freedom Trail :::

Sound Walk 2008

The Manchester Freedom Trail
was an audio walk in Manchester along the route of the Boston Freedom Trail a celebrated walking tour of Boston which celebrates the American War of Independence remapped to Manchester.

Each walker was provided with a map of their route and a personal MP3 player containing the original Boston Freedom Trail audio guide.

The walk was created for Manchester Psychogeographers the Loiterers Resistance Movement and the Territories Reimagined: International Perspectives (T.R.I.P.) psychogeography conference at the Manchester Metropolitain University. A version of this walk was previously done in Galway for the Tulca Festival in 2007.

Territories Reimagined: International Perspectives Manchester 2008



manchester GPS track log

GPS tracklog recording our position as we walked, click to enlarge

manchester freedom trail


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