Stranger is a response to research and discussions concerning the impact of climate change in the Port District, and its likely effect on local ecosystems, inhabitants and man-made infrastructure. This work presents the listener with an auditory landscape from a hypothesised future, whereby a single entity remains with its lonely utterance; projecting its transmuted voice (derived from a now disappeared organism) into an empty field.
Stairwell and landing of Weiman Room, South Australian Maritime Museum, 122 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide.
November 11, 6-8pm
November 12 – December 13
12-8pm Thursdays and 12-5pm Friday to Sunday.
November 26, 5-7pm
December 3, 5-7pm
Objects of varying origin and permenance.
From organic and mechanical means
distinguish their form in the chaos of the tides and substrates
and appear like this before your very eyes
to be collected or left behind
to be lost and found again
on a another day
in a new wave
This afternoon I visited the Unley Museum to record a selection on vintage bottle from their collection. I captured each of the bottles’ unique resonances using a recording technique I perfected in 2009 for my installation work, Infuser. The recordings will be used for a new installation entitled Five Voices to be featured in the exhibition, forWARDback as part of this year’s SALA Festival.