HearUsHere is an location based nonlinear storytelling platform and app for iPhone and Android. 

Compose your own audio experiences on any location. Create your personal experience with 'fade-ins' and 'cross-fades' simply by changing location and create your route. 

HearUsHere uses GPS coordinates along with iBeacon/Bluetooth devices to place sounds on a location or object with an adjustable volume radius

Location: Toronto, Canada

Location: Toronto, Canada

Gentrification Frontline

Together with Golfstromen and VPRO Medialab we will start mapping the Gentrification Frontline. Golfstromen is creating a guide to the gentrification frontline of Toronto. Using the storytelling and mapping tools of HearUsHere combined with FigureRunning, we will explore this frontline with Golfstromen, and together reveal the hidden stories in this part of the city.

In a walk, in collaboration with Janes Walk, you'll listen to the stories of Toronto on the gentrified city. September 30, 6:30 pm.

Part of FORMS festival.


Location: national park Zuid-Kennerland, Overveen / Haarlem

Location: national park Zuid-Kennerland, Overveen / Haarlem

Verwonderd duin

The landscape of this national park was the inspiration of 5 artists. The usage, the stories, the names and the history is used to create this audio tour. Their view on this dune area is created into one common audio project that make the nature sensible in a different way.


Location: Gorizia, Italy

Location: Gorizia, Italy

Parla Gorizia

Listen to the stories of Gorizia while taking a stroll through the city and learn about the history and the impact of the First World War. You’ll listen to different stories presented by different storytellers. The stories are found by the creators of this app during their historical research and with the help of the citizens of Gorizia and Museo della Grande Guerra.

Part of In/visible cities festival in Gorizia.
Commissioned by Oddstream festival.


Location: Austin, TX, USA

Location: Austin, TX, USA

City sounds SXSW < > Amsterdam

Hear Amsterdam while walking through the streets of Austin. The project creates an interesting experiment, the virtual city sounds from Amsterdam will get mixed up with the sounds of Austin. A project together with Austin based artist Jacob Villanueva.


Location: Van Gogh museum Amsterdam, NL

Location: Van Gogh museum Amsterdam, NL

IPERFORM

Launch March 6 at Van Gogh Friday Night.
iPerform is build on the HearUsHere platform, working iBeacons that - instead of an informative audio tour - takes you on a physical expedition through the museum, past certain works by Van Gogh. With specific assignments you get a physical experience of the art. On Friday, March 6th, the pilot of the app will be launched and eventually turned into a dance and music improvisation in the Van Gogh museum. iPerform is designed by WhyNot in collaboration with HearUsHere and Angela Lidderdale.

Launch: March 6 in Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Visit Facebook page of event to stay updated!


Location: Amsterdam, Vondelpark, NL

Location: Amsterdam, Vondelpark, NL

Vondel Lekt

Listen to the statues in the Vondelpark.
Vondel Lekt takes you on a statue tour in the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. The app gives a voice to every statue in the park. The statue at the entrance of the park is inviting you, a bit unfriendly, to visit the park, Vondel himself is complaining on his chair and you’ll discover a boy and girl teasing each other underneath the Vondel bridge.

Project created by Merel Willemsen and Klasien van de Zandschulp as part of an artist in residency at Radio 4, Opium op 4 (AvroTros).


Location: Extrapool and Valkhofpark, Nijmegen, NL

Location: Extrapool and Valkhofpark, Nijmegen, NL

Extrapool Augmented Sounds

Location specific sound art
Extrapool, N.E.W. and HearUsHere designed location specific sounds in the city of Nijmegen. With these sounds you can create your very own soundtrack of the city. Sound artists of N.E.W. used the history, archeology, city environment and nature of Nijmegen as a source of inspiration.

Project of Extrapool production house Nijmegen and HearUsHere.
Launched at Oddstream art & technology festival 2014.


Location: Erasmuspark. Amsterdam West, NL

Location: Erasmuspark. Amsterdam West, NL

Joseph's ghost

A scary tour in the park
Hear how Sint Joseph is haunting around the church and the Erasmuspark. ‘Joseph’s ghost’ is an audio app with field recordings and sounds of the community, sound artists and musicians.

Part of Bolo-K Bliksemeditie.


Location: Vogelbuurt, Amsterdam Noord, NL

Location: Vogelbuurt, Amsterdam Noord, NL

Vogelsafari

Navigate the streets via sounds
All the streets in the Vogelbuurt neighbourhood carry a bird’s name and each bird forms the basis of the audio tour. Experience the relaxing bird sounds while you walk along, a haven in the urban North. When you approach a street in this district the bird sound of the street name slowly emerges. Even listen at a crossroad and hear a cacophony of chirping!

Part of Zo niet, dan toch 2013.

Location: Sao Paolo, Brazil

Location: Sao Paolo, Brazil

Alleys of Sao Paolo (pilot)

When HearUsHere visited Sao Paolo to present about mobile storytelling at Path festival, we met Eduardo Giacomazzi. Eduardo Giacomazzi and Marcio Coelho continued creating audio experiences in the alleys of Sao Paolo using a combination of music with field recordings.

The first alley that can be experienced is Beco de Batman, more to follow soon!


Location: Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam, NL

Location: Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam, NL

Last words

Last words is a storytelling and technology experiment where the user will choose which path of which character to follow. During the walk through the park the crossings will provide options to find clues and follow the thoughts of the different family members. Slowly but gradually the family history revelas the darker sides of dad, grandpa, colonel Ebeling. 

Commissioned by Carambolas Films/Udo Prinsen in cooperation with Paulien Genee.


Location: Austin East Side, TX, USA

Location: Austin East Side, TX, USA

Austin Music Map

We met NPR (national public radio, USA) at MozFest in London and kept in touch. For SXSW we decided to create a project together. KUTX is a local radio station with Austin's innovative, authentic and passionate music coverage. Their project Austin Music Map collects KUTX and community based music on specific locations in Austin. With HearUsHere you will be able to listen to live recordings and interviews on the location where they were taken.


Location: Austin, TX, USA

Location: Austin, TX, USA

HearUsHere @ panel session SXSW 2015!

HearUsHere first USA appearance in Austin with a talk at SXSW
We are invited by our friends of Asunder to be part of their panel session during SXSW2015. The Creative Industries Fund NL is supporting us in our trip to Austin. Visit the panel session!

March 16 2015, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Austin Suite, Austin Convention Centre. SXSW Interactive & SXSW Film.


Location: Red light district Amsterdam, NL

Location: Red light district Amsterdam, NL

Being Grunberg

HearUsHere cooperated with the University of Amsterdam and Arnon Grunberg to create a literature game through the center of Amsterdam based on stories of Dutch writer Arnon Grunberg. The students will create a literature game using GPS, iBeacons and real life actors on the streets of Amsterdam. With a special appearance of guest actors Halina Reijn and Pierre Bokma! www.beinggrunberg.nl

Project of University of Amsterdam and Arnon Grunberg. 


Location: Ravensbourgh, London, GB

Location: Ravensbourgh, London, GB

Mozilla festival

DIY HearUsHere at MozFest2014 London
At MozFest 2014 HearUsHere did a talk and hands-on workshop about location based audio and field recordings. The participants of the workshop created sounds and field recordings together with the HearUsHere team for a MozFest location-based audio monument.

Part of Mozilla Festival 2014.


Location: Vondelpark, Amsterdam, NL

Location: Vondelpark, Amsterdam, NL

Tin Men & the Telephone - Art Park

Walk in between the instruments of improv jazz band Tin Men & the Telephone
Experience the experimental jazz of Tin Men & the Telephone in a new way by walking through the park. The different layers in their music are carefully positioned on a location in the park. You can walk through every layer of music by changing your location. The architecture and history of the park are the source of inspiration for these sounds.

Part of Appril 2014.


Location: Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam Noord, NL

Location: Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam Noord, NL

Klein Leed

Find the gnomes in Tolhuistuin and listen to their story
Klein leed’ is a gnome-app for adults that places you in the midst of a fairy tale. In Tolhuistuin you'll find three gnomes having lunch. For years they had a great family together. But the advent of Snow White has driven a wedge between the friends and now they eat separately in small groups. Find the gnomes in the garden and if you walk around you can see them and listen to their conversations. Gossip and slander, but also time for confessions.

Part of Zo niet, dan toch 2013.


Location: Van der Pekbuurt, Amsterdam Noord, NL

Location: Van der Pekbuurt, Amsterdam Noord, NL

KijkRuimte

Listen to the neighborhood in a district of forced renewal
An augmented audio app through the Van der Pekbuurt with stories by artists and neighbors from the 
KijkRuimte archives. The stories are about how a social housing district needs to make way for renewal and about the impact of the restructuring process on daily life in the neighborhood.

Project of KijkRuimte.