Kolkata Soundscapes

Listening Streetwise

Description: The following recording was undertaken on 21st October, 2013. Using specialized camera equipment and advanced audio technologies, this recording portrays the daily existence and professions of several hawkers, merchants and city dwellers in North Calcutta. The specific area under review was open market conditions at College Street, Chowronghee (Jawaharlal Nehru Road), New Market area, Ultadanga, Sealdah Station (followed by a train commute) and Hatibagan, one of the more popular trading markets in the city. Several unique characters exhibit their lives almost in the form of a tabloid presentation. 


Date of Recording: 21 October, 2013

Duration: 00:04:02

Video Text: Header Video Text  

Subtitles: N.A

Location: Geolocation varies. Approximate area represented in map. Specific points indicate areas visible in the video.