It’s 17:00 - 18:00 at: UTC+5
Thank you for watching. We hope you had a most excellent 2016 Summer Solstice.
Please enjoy our selection of global music from Mister Bowler Radio, streamed to you from the heart of Denmark.
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Solstice 2016 Credits
Produced by Other Media with Friends around the Globe.
Major contributors and curators:
Smithsonian Institution Arctic Studies Center
Henry "Trae" Winter
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
International Planetarium Society
Poet and the star of Language Matters television show
Poet and anthologist
Rock star, 3D sound artist, environmentalist, founder of Illustrious
Director of The Sami Theatre, Sami Sweden
Captain Rip Hayman (Ear Inn)
Website design/programming, music curator
Video artist, curator
Broadcast consultant, radio producer
Time zone announcer
Société des Arts Technologies, Montreal
Leader in immersive and augmented experiences
Founder, The Luxury Marketing Council (since 1994)
Helsinki Design Week
Heureka Science Center
... and many more
Solstice 2016 Updates
Enjoy a recap of our Solstice 2016 Celebration. Twenty-four one-hour video segments, by timezone (same order as the live broadcast). Click over to the videos at https://vimeo.com/channels/1097514
Enjoy Rare 70s Audiographics on Bandcamp at https://audiographics.bandcamp.com/
Read Bandcamp's interview with Charlie Morrow at https://daily.bandcamp.com/2016/07/04/charlie-morrow-interview-audiographics/
To participate as a sponsor or artist in Solstice Celebration 2017 contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Global Audio @ MisterBowlerRadio - Copenhagen, DK
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Solstice 2016 will be a multi-stream, twenty-four-hour event, covering all of Earth’s time zones. Participants perform their Solstice art in whatever medium they choose, between the hours of 17:00 and 18:00 in their time zone or create the performance in advance. Viewers around the world can catch individual or simultaneous feeds of the various performances throughout the Solstice period.
A time zone is a region that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time.
Solstice is science, astronomy, mythology and a platform for creative and artistic ideas. Solstice 2016 includes one more aspect: global communication. Solstices has existed from the beginning of time and from the beginning of life on earth. Communication has existed as long as human beings have inhabited the Earth—but global communication is a very young phenomenon.
The idea of following the solstice ‘moment’ around the globe including all kinds of peoples experiences, what they see and what they hear and how they celebrate the solstice—is quite new simply because it has not been possible before. Radio Waves can actually reach around the globe but now in the internet era we do it without hesitating all the time—it is just a matter of fragments of a second.
Every time you think about it seems so amazing – but at the same time, it is an everyday experience. It is just there.
With solstice 2016, we bring this every day resource to a new level using all the amazing technologies we have at our fingertips