Edinburgh band The Winter Tradition, accompanied by the works by artist Ian Reddie1 min
A digital print depicting 2 islands in the Forth, accompanied by educational writing.2 min
Robert Frost's poem 'The Road Not Taken' and the artwork 'Autumn Treeline'1 min
Ian Reddie's Holyrood Treeline, accompanied by a bird song recording, dated May 201554 s
Ian Reddie's digital artworks, accompanied by 'Caledonia', sung by Christian J Todd1 min
This tour let's you explore Edinburgh University Central Campus and can be viewed using Google Glasses or on a smartphone.
It represents a musical journey, introduced by Edinburgh-based band The Winter Tradition, sampling the digital artworks by artist Ian Reddie. The walk starts in the Labyrinth in George Square and follows along the University central campus. A visit is planned for Holyrood Park, the subject of some of the artworks.
Each stop offers an introspective of the digital prints, through a recording of bird songs, some educational writing, a poem by American poet David Frost.It ends with the popular song 'Caledonia' performed by young musician Christian J Todd with lyrics by Dougie MacLean, highlighting the collective artworks inspired by Scotland.
The tour in an interdisciplinary, multi-modal digital artefact and is an example of how staff and students can potentially collaborate, showcasing original materials whilst enriching our experiences in a public urban context.