Joe Acheson

composer / producer / musician

Sound of Snow and Ice

A documentary for the BBC World Service (broadcast on 1st January 2010), which I produced and presented, about how children at the School for the Visually Impaired in Jyväskyla, Finland, are taught to use sound to explore their surroundings.

*Nominated for Best Feature at the 2011 Sony Radio Academy Awards*

Thanks to Iván Torres Hdez for researching and setting up the whole project, which otherwise would never have happened.
Thanks to Outi Lappaleinen and everyone else at the school.
Thanks to Minna Nerg and Salla Sorri for translations and interpretations.
Thanks to Matt Thompson and Loftus Audio for all their help.

photo: Outi Lappaleinen

photo: Outi Lappaleinen