Und wenn du lange in einen Abgrund blickst, blickt der Abgrund auch in dich hinein. Nietzsche, Beyond good and Evil 1886 In the words of the ancient Chinese proverb, May you live in interesting times! — and it would appear that we do — a time in which centuries of accumulative environmental degradation forms a […]Read More →
Tracing Silence; Ecocide and Omnicide.
on October 24, 2020in Articles, arts and science, environmental project, Installation, interactive new media, radiophonic, sound sculpture, Uncategorisedtags: Art and Enviromment, Art and Politics
The Sound of Place; Environmental Artworks at Bundanon.
on October 6, 2020in Articles, arts and science, environmental project, Essays, interactive new media, public art, sound sculpture, Textstags: arts and science, critical writing, environmental project, sound sculpture
This essay by Nigel Helyer and John Potts listens to the sound of place: of Bundanon, a three thousand acre property in the Shoalhaven river valley in rural NSW, Australia. Bundanon is today an artists’ colony and education centre, following the gift to the Australian people in 1993 of the entire property—including homestead, artist studio […]Read More →
Co-Composition and De-Composition Biological agency as a compositional tool.
on October 6, 2020in Articles, arts and science, Essays, interactive new media, Research and Development Writing, sound sculpture, Textstags: Art and micro-biology, Art and Science
This paper examines a series of creative sound-works which combine human and biological agents to re-mix, create and re-invent musical scores. The central concept is to consider Genes, Memes and Musical notation as parallel mnemonic structures that function as instructions for the fleshing-out of life across temporal barriers. GeneMusiK and associated works Under the IceCap […]Read More →