Paul Ratcliff

Paul Ratcliff is sound recordist, photographer and academic. He has worked on creative-technology projects using field recording, audio editing, art-installations, sounds for educational games, musical and spoken word performances. He specialises in city soundscapes, urban wildlife recording, ruined, historical and renovated building recording and recording site-specific sounds of Yorkshire and the Pennines. Many of his productions are accompanied by photographs of the locations. Often, the narratives in his productions are conveyed without voice-overs. He is committed to connecting societies to locations using sounds. His work is known for revealing the typically unheard or unfamiliar and his compositions are renowned for their mindfulness qualities.