TAG: Installation
Gyro-Diva

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.

Notes.
I live my life in growing orbits, which move out over the things of the world.  Perhaps I...

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Everything’s Nice with American Rice

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.

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Rice and art have a strong bond in common, both are essential to our well being, both sustain and nourish us in different ways!

The title of this project, ‘Everything’s Nice with American Rice’ is an...

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Silent Forest

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 (Now in NGV Collection).

Materials.
Siren section (x4 suspended units) Aluminium, perforated zinc, rigging wire, audio electronics.

Dimensions.
Siren units ~ 4m diameter x 0.5m horn diameter.

Installation.
Footprint ~ 19m x 13m x 7m.

Soundtext.
x4 identical units @ 74 minutes...

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Drift

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 of the “Artic Corsair” the last remaining Humberside sidewinder trawler now moored, as a museum ship, in Hull (Yorkshire,...

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Din

Year : 1998 Exhibited.
Innenseit Projekt Kassel 1998.

Materials.
Bronze Bell, x64 Voltaic cells and electronic circuits. Zinc wall texts.

Dimension.
Installation footprint 10m x 6m.

Notes.
The work was installed in a post-war Atomic Shelter in the basement of a former Police Academy.  The installation contained a suspended bronze bell, which was excited by a series of Piezo resonators - causing it to ‘sing’ at a very high frequency. The electrical power was provided...

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Die Melodie der Welt; Bringing Home the Bacon

Exhibited.
“The Bicentennial Perspecta” - AGNSW.

Materials.
Steel, Timber, Audio electronics.

Dimensions.
3.5m x 10m diameter.

Notes.
Multi source sound sculpture constructed in Timber and Steel.

Die Melodie was a very large sound-structure (mixing a strong kinesthetic and sculptural statement with a high level of culturally located audio-texts).

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In its generation the work issued more from a seedbed of ideas and interests in history (not Art...

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Aura

Exhibited.
Annandale Galleries, Sydney 1993.

Materials. Voltaic circuit in x21 Scientific Flasks, electro-magnet, Statuette of Ganesha, a Hindu deity.

Support structure, Aluminium and yacht wire, x2 Aluminium stepladders, framed objects.

Dimensions. 13m x 4.5m x 4.5m.

Notes. My approach to the sonic domain has always been informed by a Sculptor’s perspective, emphasising the experiential and phenomenological nature of sound. In this way “sound-events” are indexically...

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Big Bell Beta

Exhibited.

Element #1: - Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Western Australia 1989/1990.
Element #2: - Big Bell (ghost) town, Western Australia 1989/1990.

Materials.
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.

Dimensions.
Element #1: - Structure; 6m (dia) x 8m. Element #1: -...

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Ariel

Exhibited.
Lux Gallery, London UK 2000 and Australian Centre for Photography, Melbourne 2000.

Materials.
Laser cut acrylic, copper wire, electronics.

Dimensions.
Footprint variable, individual units 0.75m x 0.6m dia.

Notes.
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...

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GeneMusik – Sounds for Lower Life Forms

Exhibited.
Under development.

Materials.
Music and E. Coli Bacteria.

Dimensions.
Microscopic.

Notes.
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...

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