Tag: social history

  • BioPods_V2 The Nebuchadnezzar Suite

    BioPods_V2; The Nebuchadnezzar Suite is the second contribution from the Where Science Meets Art ARC project to the Bundanon Trust SiteWorks programme.  The thematic for Siteworks 2015 is Feral and the three Biomorphic sculptures can be considered as Biology turned feral as Sculpture or naturally Sculpure turned feral as Biology.   The works on the…

  • NomansLanding

    The NomansLanding project is created by five international artists; Robyn Backen (Australia) Andre Dekker (Netherlands) Graham Eatough (Scotland) Nigel Helyer (Australia) and Jennifer Turpin (Australia)  and jointly developed by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Glasgow Life and Urbane Künste Germany, Nomanslanding made its debut at Darling Harbour in April 2015, and later featured at the Ruhrtrienniale…

  • WYSSA – All my love darling

    WYSSA ~ All my love darling! WYSSA ~ All my love darling! is a work that combines vocal texts derived from the ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition) Telecommunications Code Books and combined with Bio_logging data collected from Southern Elephant Seals diving under the Ice shelves and on long Southern Ocean Transits. The ANARES WYSSA…

  • Milk and Honey

    Milk and Honey is a new eight channel sound installation commissioned for SiteWorks by the Bundanon Trust.  The work is installed in the music room of the old Homestead and incorporated the Steinway piano. A short documentary video of Milk and Honey (put together by Mike Leggett) that shows the disposition of the audio actuators.…

  • Weeping Willow

    Weeping Willow is a twelve channel audio sculpture currently on exhibition in Istanbul as part of ISEA 2011 ~ and here is a link to my individual page. The work is presented as an interactive audio sculpture in the form of a dinner table set with twelve Willow Pattern plates. Each plate is treated to…

  • EcoLocated

    EcoLocated

    M.A.R.I.N. made its debut at ISEA2009 Belfast in August 2009. This first expedition, the “Irish Sea EcoLocated Residency”, focused upon Littoral cultures: how marine ecologies close to human settlements are perceived by scientists and local communities, and how our art & science research team will introduce new cultural strategies to interlace them. The MARIN vessel…

  • GhosTrain

    [dropcap character=”D”]uring 2008 Nigel held the ABC Radiophonic Fellowship and developed a project entitled GhosTrain that deals with memories (and amnesia) surrounding Sydney’s Eveleigh Railyards. The first stage of the GhosTrain project created a series of short Radio Broadcasts and a Podcast website focused upon the Redfern Locomotive & Eveliegh Carriage Works.  The project addressed…

  • The Wireless House

    [dropcap character=”T”]he Wireless House is a public art project commissioned by the City of Sydney as part of the Glebe Point Road upgrade.  The wireless House is located in Foley park at the intersection of Glebe Point Road and Pyrmont Bridge road and has an interesting history. And while you are at it……listen into some…

  • KellerRadioActive at IASKA

    KelleRadioActive ~ IASKA (October ~ December 2005). [dropcap character=”T”]he history of broadcast media and communications technology have developed at an alarming pace over the last century and it is easy to forget the central role that radio has played in rural Australian communities, both as a form of entertainment and as a vital link. One…

  • Seed

    Seed

    Exhibited. Arizona State University 2002. Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth 2002. Stanford University Gallery 2003. Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney 2003. Materials. Timber, Carpet and Prayer Mats, Facsimile Landmine and Mine detectors, Audio electronics x16 channel, projection. Dimensions. 19m x 10m x 4m.   Seed at the Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth, Curtin Gallery. Facsimile Russian…