Click on the top left corner of the image to hear the sound for that image. These short Vine videos help you focus on individual sounds that may go unnoticed around you. After browsing through these, take time throughout your day, to notice the sounds in your immediate environment. What element does it represent?
EARTH – what is an ‘earth’ sound – footsteps, metallic sounds? The earth is unmoving, solid below our feet. Do you feel grounded, steady or stuck and unbalanced?
walking in the grass
subway – underneath the earth (lower your volume!)
WATER – what are the variations of water sounds that you could think of? What sounds suggest the element of water? Water flows down the path of least resistance but with quantity or over time, can effect much change in the landscape. What do the sounds of water bring to mind?
morning dew by a stream
water in a bowl
water fountain in pond
FIRE – As compared with water, which flows down, fire rises up – it transforms. what images or sounds elicit the idea of fire?
lighting a match