Water Stories: Collective Voices

Andrea Wollensak


8:45 minutes

Digital Audio

Water Stories: Collective Voices is an audio composition that amplifies voices of Alaskan youth and community through stories of what water means in their life. Teens from the museum’s Teen Climate Communicators and the general public offer lyric reflections and their experiences with water. This project is in collaboration with Indra Arriaga Delgado, a Mexican artist, writer, and researcher working in Alaska. Water Stories: Collective Voices will be broadcast at the Anchorage Museum, Out North Radio, and available on SoundCloud. Participants include: Martha Amore, Sofie Chisholm, Cassandra DeBaets, Indra Arriaga Delgado, Fiona Drury, Emma Ellison, Elizabeth Esquivel, Emma Haas, Alek Helgesen, Kelsey Hern├índez, Annub Homaya, Ptrey Lieght, C.E. Lorena Medina-Dirksen, Thea Offrink, Jimmy Riordan, Erin Willahan, John Yarger, Itzel Zagal, Anchorage Museum sound archives. Producers: Andrea Wollensak, Indra Arriaga Delgado, and the Anchorage Museum. Audio Engineer: Brett Terry. This project was funded by the VIA Arts Foundation, the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, and Research Matters at Connecticut College.