Everywhere and Anywhere


Welcome to Satsymph


  • Romancing the Gibbet: follow the murder trails of 4 notorious murders in the Georgian West Country (from 1741 to 1813)
  • South Dorset Ridgeway Landscape Partnership: SATSYMPH, delivery partners working with partner organisations to deliver GPS-triggered located interpretive and artistic soundscapes



  • GPS-triggered adaption of Daphne Du Maurier’s novel, ‘The House on the Strand’: what could ‘a pervasive novel’ be? (with Exeter University)(project currently languishing; needs impetus to complete!)
  • On a Theme of Hermes’ (Arts Council/PRS for Music Foundation, DIVA Contemporary)
  • NAIADS: SATSYMPH’s experimental geo-located immersive music/poetry soundworld for countertext as part of Bridport Literary Festival Nov 2010
  • SATSYMPH one of 5 short-listed proposals for ‘the £50,000 PRS Foundation, the UK’s most ambitious new music award’. Winner of public vote New-Music-Award:.
  • Pervasive (geo-located) Media Creative Producer (Ralph Hoyte): completed intensive Summer School run by the Digital Cultures Research Centre (University of the West of England) (2010)
  • ‘A GPS-Triggered Poetic Symphony’ (aka ‘Frome Maidens’) – SATSYMPH’s ‘proof-of-concept’ research pilot (geo-located contemporary music/poetry soundworlds) (Arts Council) (early 2010):
  • ‘The Dramatic Potential of Pervasive Media’ (Ralph Hoyte) : a 6-month Technology Strategy Board-funded residency with the Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol and Hewlett-Packard Research Labs (2009)
  • Pervasive Media Studio (Bristol) (Ralph Hoyte): permanent resident since 2008
  • 1831RIOT!:  ‘the world’s first audio-play for located media in an intelligent environment’ (The Guardian): the horrendous 1831 Reform Riots on Queen Square, Bristol; a 3-day movieposter20001mixture of revolt, bacchanalia, tragedy, bloodshed and pathos written for the original ‘mediascape’ technology developed by HP Labs. Used by Mobile Bristol and HP Labs to test HP’s locative media platform – remember that? It used palmtop computers and was chunky as hell! (idea-initiated by Ralph Hoyte, written, directed and produced by Ralph Hoyte & Liz Crow, for Mobile Bristol & Hewlett-Packard Research Labs