Sphinxxx: The Sound of Windsor by Chris Flanagan Exhibition on view from December 5th to 30th – Opening Reception on Thursday, December 5th at 7pm – CIVIC Space (411 Pelissier Street, Windsor) Chris Flanagan has created a site-specific installation work based on Windsor’s musical history and hypothetical stories based on the city’s relationship with Detroit … [Read more…]
WTPh? – What the Phonics from Andrew Spitz on Vimeo. Super fun project … thanks to @RichardZimmer for the link! WTPh? (What the Phonics) is an interactive installation set in the touristic areas of Copenhagen. Street names in Denmark are close to impossible for foreigners to pronounce, so Andrew Sptiz and Momo Miyazaki did a … [Read more…]
Another Friday night open house gave the SRSI participants a great opportunity to show projections and engage in discussions about their experiences and feelings about working in Windsor.
On Monday, Norman Eberstein patrolled the alley, The Department of Unusual Certainties decorated their office and did some brainstorming, Thea Jones and Stephen Surlin moved in.
Iga Janik is an artist, curator, and the director of Artspace in Peterborough. We got to hang out with her back in October for about a week. It was awesome, and now we get to hang out again, but this time, in Windsor. For her Micro-Residency, Iga will be bringing some micro radio transmitters, which … [Read more…]
Drawdio is a DIY music project by designer jay silver that let’s users draw the instrument of their choice on a piece of paper and play it with their finger. While possible to use in a variety of objects, when used with a pencil, the graphite acts as a circuit on the paper, transmitting the electric signal … [Read more…]
This is the Terrafon, which is basically a huge turntable for the earth. Designed by artists Olle Cornéer and Martin Lübcke, the Terrafon premiered at the Volt Music Festival in Sweden. The sound of the Terrafon is pretty much what you’d expect from something being dragged across the ground. The video does a good job at capturing … [Read more…]
httpvhd://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1O1rv7vDsE&feature=player_embedded As part of their sixth annual MP3 Experiment, Improv Everywhere used Roosevelt Island, situated in between Manhattan and Queens on the East River. To participate in this year’s experiment, “agents” were given these instructions. Everyone synchronized their watch to the clock on the instruction page, downloaded the mp3, wore a red, blue, yellow, or green shirt, … [Read more…]
I’ve found a group of individuals who have been creating some absolutely amazing work bordering on sound and technology called Intermod Series. I may post a few of their works as I feel many of them are extremely interesting. This particular project consists of a sound transmitting device and is called Project Citizens Band. “This … [Read more…]
I have been interested in field recording and found sound as of late, but do not know of many artists. I stumbled across an experimental electronic sound artist named Stephen Vitiello. He uses atmospheric noises for most of his audio work and has worked with artists such as Tony Oursler and Julie Mehretu. “In 1999 he was awarded a … [Read more…]