Annapurna: Memories in Sound is an impressionistic sound portrait of the Ximms' trek through the Annapurna Circuit, a popular three-week hiking trip through the Himalayas to Nepal.
It won the Best Documentary : Director's Choice Award in the 2002 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.
Aaron Ximm is a San Francisco-based field recordist and sound artist. Since 1998 his Quiet American project has focused on constructing new soundscapes from the intimate recordings he collects while traveling. Ximm's recordings and compositions have appeared in a variety of contexts, including galleries, performances, and on the radio. Along with his wife, Bronwyn, he won the Third Coast Festival's Directors' Choice Award in 2002 for Annapurna: Memories in Sound, which is available for download along with hours of other recordings and compositions at quietamerican.org.
Bronwyn Ximm co-produced Annapurna: Memories in Sound.
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