All posts filed under “Sonic Art

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XFRMR

Making music with a Tesla Coil is a truly direct way of turning electricity into sound. XFRMR explores the possibilities of the Tesla Coil as an instrument in its own right in a composition inspired by the sounds of space weather and electromagnetic fields. Tour […]

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The New Alps

Rusting embers of industry litter the slopes of the New Alps, an open air burial on eroded ground above the tailings of mineral extraction. Bauxite may have been refined here at one time, the vast red lagoon is hemmed by a concrete levee that forms […]

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Ecstatic Arc

Photos by Tommy Ga-Ken Wan and Zeno Watson. Ecstatic Arc explores the sonic possibilities of the Tesla coil and uses the sounds of electromagnetic fields as source material for the composition. Sculpturally the work takes inspiration from the architecture of the power industry, aerospace engineering […]

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Rhizome Plaza

  This project used a variety of environmental sensors to control the installation. Music, movement and light were generated from changes in the weather and audience members were able to add their presence by touching organic parts of the work to create sound. thanks to […]

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Idimov and the Dancing Girl

Building on the kinetic orchestra from Inducer (a collaboration with Jack Wrigley and Sarah Milne), Idimov and the Dancing Girl featured a libretto written by Craig Bayne which told the epic story of Idimov, The Dancing Girl and Father. Manned by a band of masked […]