Category: Installation

  • Quint de Loup II

    [dropcap character=”Q”]uint de Loup II was exhibited at the Tin Sheds Gallery, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Sydney.   Fictionalising Fiction! ~ Nigel Helyer. [dropcap character=”I”]n the beginning: As a thirteen year old lad I was once left to kick my heels for the day in central London, along with a couple of friends. …

  • Talking Stick

    [dropcap character=”A”]ttentive Listening is not something that many of us allow ourselves the time to do, dominated as we are by a constant flow of visual information, and so mindful of the demands of the clock. But listening, rather than simply hearing, is an ever present gateway to hidden worlds of detail and narrative; always…

  • What Survives

    What Survives

     

  • Virtual Spirit

     

  • Voyages from Eden to Utopia; Hercules

    Voyages from Eden to Utopia; Hercules

    Year : 1984 EXHIBITED Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK (1984) MATERIALS Section 1. Vessel elements: pit fired/blackened earthenware. Section 2. Pillars:  wood and metal-lath armature with raw clay cladding (air dried). Section 3. Vessel/lamp elements:  copper foil, stoneware; paraffin lights. DIMENSIONS Overall floor Coverage: 14m x 8m (112 m2) Section 1. Max. linear dimension 20cm (x…

  • The Transit of Venus

    The Transit of Venus

    Exhibited. Nykytaiteen Museo, Helsinki (Kiasma) 1999. Auckland City Art Gallery 1999. And as radio broadcast for YLE Finland and ABC Australia. A collaborative project with Simo Alitalo. Materials. Multi Channel 3D audio system, Underwater audio system, Life-rafts, Hydrophones. Dimensions. Installation footprint 12m x 12m x 3.5m Notes. The Transit of Venus is a major project…

  • Toll

    Toll

    A Sound-sculpture installation located in two sites. Exhibited. The Muu Galerie, Helsinki, Finland and at the Cholera Basin, Helsinki Harbour 1996. Materials. x2 Bronze Bells, x32 Voltaic cells and electronic circuits, audio equipment with ISDN telephone line. Zinc wall texts. Dimension. Gallery installation :- 6m x 6m, Harbour installation :- variable. Toll. This project was…

  • A Symphony for Other Cultures

    Exhibited. The Performance Space, Sydney, 1987. Materials. Section 1. Pipe element: Rough sawn Oregon timber, Plywood, Steel fittings and industrial turbine. Section 2. Fan corridor: x 2 industrial turbines on timber mounts. Section 3. Bell element: Raw clay over wood and expanded metal armature, with plywood mould board attached. Dimensions. Section 1: – 7m x…

  • Siren Song

    Siren Song

    Exhibited Installation form ~ Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1992. Radio Broadcast component ~ 120 minutes Opera for ABC Radio. Materials. Perforated Zincalum, Steel, Wire rigging, Audio electronics. Dimensions. Each unit 2.5m x 2.5m (diameter). Broadcast Structure. Text generated with interactive text programme. Human Vocals with synthetic orchestration. Duration. 120 minutes. Notes. Siren…

  • Ship to Shore

    Ship to Shore

    A marine sound installation for the Albert Dock, Liverpool, UK, and accompanying radio broadcasts. Exhibited. Albert Dock, Liverpool, UK as part of ISEA 1998. Materials. Marine Buoy + audio/electronics. Dimensions. Buoy 3m x 2m diameter. Sonic footprint variable. Soundtext x2 Audio Cd in random shuffle loop mode + Broadcast. Radio Broadcast; x12 broadcasts of x5…