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Fremont Bridge to ‘talk back,’ hear it on KPLU

front-POSTCARDSeattle artist Kristen Ramirez will wrap up her summer artist residency at the Fremont Bridge with a temporary audio installation, Bridge Talks Back. A short version will be broadcast from the bridge’s speakers during daytime bridge openings through April. To hear the full sound composition, including clips of people’s bridge stories, call 1-800-761-9941.

Ramirez talked to KPLU about her time in one of the bridge towers and the sound composition that emerged from her residency there.

The installation opens Saturday, Sept. 26 with a celebratory performance at the bridge from 1 to 4 p.m.

Image: Kristen Ramirez, Bridge Talks Back postcard, 2009. Illustration by Jacques Moitoret.