Exhibited. Artspace, Sydney 1993, Gallery X, Tokyo 1993, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland 1994. Materials. Turbines, mahogany and steel, support system, yacht wire and aluminium, compressor and air control equipment, x4 stools, music stand with “Ionisation” by Edgar Varese, x3 mechanical toys in oil baths on steel supports. Dimensions. Installation footprint – 4m x 8m x3m. […]Read More →
Exhibited. Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney 2003. Materials. Stainless steel, Aluminium, Audio and Solar electronics. Dimensions. Footprint variable, each unit 300m dia. x 3.5m. Notes. Haiku is a multi-part solar-powered environmental sound sculpture that distributes a series of traditional Japanese poems via miniature digital audio storage units operated by solar timers. Haiku is illustrated whilst installed […]Read More →
Exhibited. Everything`s nice with American rice” was installed in Matsudai, Japan as part of the Echigo-Tsumari Trienniale 2003. Materials. Fermentation Laboratory, Agricultural equipment, Rice. Dimensions. Laboratory ~10m x 6m x 3m. Rice and art have a strong bond in common, both are essential to our well being, both sustain and nourish us in different […]Read More →
A multi-source sound installation in two parts + accompanying radio broadcast. Exhibited. San Francisco Art Institute as part of SoundCulture 96. National Gallery of Victoria in Contempora 5 (acquired for the NGV Collection) 1997. Casuala PowerHouse in the Nam Bang exhibition 2009. Materials – Siren section (x4 suspended units). Aluminium, perforated zinc, rigging wire, audio […]Read More →
Exhibited. “Drift” was commissioned by Hull Time Based Arts of Hull, UK for TooT (Totally out of Tune) festival 1999. Materials. Sidewinder Trawler, Multichannel audio and wood and Aluminium sculptural element. Dimensions. Installation footprint 15m x 10m x 4m. Notes. The work “Drift” is a dynamic 3 D spatialised soundwork installed in the fish hold […]Read More →
Exhibited. “The Bicentennial Perspecta” – AGNSW. Materials. Steel, Timber, Audio electronics. Dimensions. 3.5m x 10m diameter. A multi source sound sculpture constructed in Timber and Steel. Notes. Die Melodie was a very large sound-structure (mixing a strong kinesthetic and sculptural statement with a high level of culturally located audio-texts). Die Melodie der Welt; Bringing home […]Read More →
2 + 2 =….. was delivered as part of the “SoundCulture96” conference to parallel the “Silent Forest” installation and “A Silent Forest” radio broadcast. As such the paper provides a brief overview of some of my general interests as a sound sculptor in a confluence of morphology, spatiality and technology. The text, which follows remains in its original presentation form (bad jokes included).
“Are the sounds issuing from (the instrumentation connected to) Stelarc’s body real, or not?”Read More →
The small Sussex fishing village in which I spent my childhood contained two significant buildings, significant not for their formal qualities, they were both simple cottages, but because one had been the home of Halley, the astronomer and the other the home of William Blake the poet. Without being conscious of the fact, I grew up in a cosmos in which the arts and science were intertwined, it has marked my endeavours ever since.