Category Sound

New map shows America’s quietest places | Science | AAAS

‘SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA—Craving some silence? Head (quietly) toward the blue regions on the map above. Based on 1.5 million hours of acoustical monitoring from places as remote as Dinosaur National Monument in Utah and as urban as New York City, scientists have created a map of noise levels across the country on an average summer […]

Mark Vernon

130-in-1 (More Adventures with Electronic Circuits) (2012) 130-in-1 allows us to eavesdrop as a father and his 10-year-old son bond over a succession of increasingly fiddly electronic experiments &… Source: Mark Vernon

Bill Viola

‘The Veiling’. 1995 ‘Catherines Room’. 2001. video installation ‘Bodies of Light’

Soundscapes review – feeble, wrong-headed, and unambitious | Art and design | The Guardian

via Soundscapes review – feeble, wrong-headed, and unambitious | Art and design | The Guardian   Interesting article. Writing music for paintings. The ‘Soundscapes’ exhibition at the National Gallery seemed to have had so much potential. Although I did not get to see the exhibition myself, Laura Cummings does have some interesting points about music […]

Lyrebirds mimicking chainsaws

via Lyrebirds mimicking chainsaws: fact or lie?

Breakfast Thoughts

  What does food sound like? What does music taste like?          


Tree-Listening by Alex Metcalf.     via Tree-Listening.  

3D Printing Sound in Ceramics

    Looks like someone got there before me! Ah well, this is still pretty cool though! Ricky van Broekhoven a spatial sound designer and the designer Olivier van Herpt have named the project Solid Vibration. They have used sound to manipulate the movement of the material that is being used to build the ceramic […]

Pottery and Sound

As my recent ideas have involved a bit of pottery making, I started to think about how sound and pottery could be connected. If I was to go into a more philosophical or posthuman perspective to this I would probably come up with something like: Pottery; plates, cups, saucers, bowls, mugs have been witnesses to […]

‘b e t w e e n’ at Tent Gallery

Originally posted on Art, Space + Nature Blog:
The first exhibition of the new and continuing MA/MFA Art Space and Nature took place on Thursday 22 October. Performance, installation and language combined to form an exhibition of work on the spaces in between things, the shadow, in all its dimensions.