Element #1: - Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Western Australia 1989/1990.
Element #2: - Big Bell (ghost) town, Western Australia 1989/1990.
Element #1: - Big Bell structure; Structural Plywood, Sound cone, voice sound-text.
Element #1: - Drawings; Wax and Pigment on both paper and timber panels.
Element #2: - Big Bell Audio Installation; Derelict hotel, Voice synthesis units.
Element #1: - Structure; 6m (dia) x 8m.
Element #1: -...
Permanent Public Sculpture located within the Seoul Olympic Park, South Korea. 1988.
Bell/Crucible elements: - Corten Steel.
Architectural Supports: - Structural Steel with epoxy finish.
Dais & Central Table: - Grey Granite (440 m3).
Overall Ground Plan: - 22m x 22m.
Overall height: - 6m.
Bell/Crucibles, diameter - 3.5m (@ 3 tonnes).
Bell/Crucibles, height: - 3.5m.
Architectural Supports: - Width 7.5m (@ 3 tonnes).
Bronze, wood, audio electronics, FM radio network.
Each unit 300mm x 300mm X 1500mm
Footprint 3,500mmm x 2,500mm
The essence of al beings is earth,
The essence of earth is water,
The essence of water are plants,
The essence of plants is man,
The essence of man is speech,
The essence of speech is sacred knowledge,
The essence of sacred knowledge is word and sound,
The essence of word and sound is OM
From the Upanishads
Chant at the National...
Lux Gallery, London UK 2000 and Australian Centre for Photography, Melbourne 2000.
Laser cut acrylic, copper wire, electronics.
Footprint variable, individual units 0.75m x 0.6m dia.
Be nor afeared; the isle is full of noises,
Sounds and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not.
Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments
Will hum about mine ears; and sometimes voices
That, if I then had waked after long sleep,
Will make me...
Music and E. Coli Bacteria.
GeneMusiK is an experimental biological music mixing and generating system currently under development by Dr Nigel Helyer at the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia under the aegis of ‘SymbioticA’.
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The GeneMusiK project is designed to establish a functional relationship between conventional Western...