TAG: interactive new media
“Lotus” is a recent commission for an environmental audio sculpture that is moored in the lake at ECU’s Joondalup campus.
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Lotus on-site and talking poetry ~ November 2006
“Lotus” is a development of my previous solar powered environmental audio works and is directly based upon the functional components of “Haiku” but here deployed within a space-frame that acts as a floating sub-structure for deployment in the lake at Joondalup. Floating...
Monsanto may have stolen the Native Medicines
Novalis may own your cell-line
and Microsoft may have locked up all the picture archives.
But we’ve got your number!
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The Audio Nomad project is an exciting new development in Australian Research and Development that combines the skills and talents of Artists with those of Scientists in an imaginative collaboration that is developing technologies to support and deliver creative public sound-art events. Our specific interests are in location sensitive, mobile audio systems that generate immersive sound experiences. Our approach is to mould our research and development around the real...
Between June 2004 and February 2005 Nigel Helyer worked as an Artist in Residence at the Paul Scherrer Institut, one of Switzerland’s largest research laboratories. The Following is extracted from the Institut publication ‘Aktuell’.
How might an Artist approach the Paul Scherrer Institut, which by any standards, is a complex intellectual and social organism? My strategy, simplistic though it may seem, has been to imagine PSI as eco-system, or more specifically,...
“LifeBoat” is a prosaic title indicating both the physical reality (the project is contained within a fully weatherproofed ship’s lifeboat) and somewhat more conceptually, as the lifeboat has become home to a Biotechnology lab; a home to the processes of life itself. On a metaphorical level, this project is designed to deal with concepts of sustainability, survival and notions of biological, cultural and ideological re-generation, and naturally its obverse, the...
Year : 1992
As part of the Working in Public project, John Barrett-Lennard and ArtSpace, Sydney, 1992.
Steel Bell, Performer, Radiophonic Broadcast.
25m x 12m overall installation ~ performance space with Nationwide live broadcast at Midnight for 21 days.
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The Story so far…Catalogue text for Working in Public.
Field Notes from An UnRequited Space.
I found a small transistor…sometimes I get batteries as...
From June 1999 until September 2001 Nigel Helyer worked as an Artist in Residence at Lake Technology in Sydney, http://www.lake.com developing the Sonic Landscapes Virtual Audio Reality system. The project was funded for the first twelve months by the New Media Board of the Australia Council for the Arts under its Art and Industry partnerships category.
The salient feature of the Sonic Landscapes project waqs the juxtaposition of a fictive (but very convincing) 3D...
Installation form ~ Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1992.
Radio Broadcast component ~ 120 minutes Opera for ABC Radio.
Perforated Zincalum, Steel, Wire rigging, Audio electronics.
Each unit 2.5m x 2.5m (diameter).
Text generated with interactive text programme. Human Vocals with synthetic orchestration.
Siren Song was exhibited at the State Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney)...
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