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Irrational Orchestration (spiderlogic)

Rouyn-Noranda version
2016  · in-situ improvised kinetic and sound installation

This iteration of the Irrational Orchestration series is a room-scale kinetic sound installation with visual, structural and/or sonic activation of all gallery surfaces gallery surfaces (wall, ceiling, floor). Undulating suspended objects interact with mechanically modulated light to generate a soundtrack of arhythmic/rhythmic tension.

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Irrational Orchestration

prototype
2014  · experiment / prototype / rehearsal

First publicly presented working prototype in Rhizope exhibition, Tallinn, Estonia, May 2014.

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Instrumentation, variations

2012 - 2014  · series of site-variable kinetic audio installation

Site specific variations of Instrumentation presented internationally in France, Norway, Québec, Portugal, Slovenia and Italy from 2012 to 2014. Variation no. 3 (Chicoutimi) and Variation no. 8 (Québec City) are the most divergent.

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Ghost Canoe (Fight or Fight)

2013  · commissioned public

Commissioned public site-specific installation for sunken reflecting pond at Massey Hall in Toronto.

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Instrumentation

2012  · site-variable kinetic sound installation

Light, electromagnetism and resonance figure centrally in Instrumentation, a sprawling kinetic sound installation in which these immaterial phenomena are manipulated by expressly material means. Exhibited internationally as a range of site-specific installations.

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Stepper Motor Choir

2008  · solar-powered kinetic sound installation

Twelve solar-powered stepper motors sing with rotating, resonating panes of broken glass.

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Leak To Lower Lazy Levitating Load

2008 - 2011  · solar-powered kinetic installation

A system for levitation and meditation on gravity. A mass of water is incrementally displaced in order to lethargically levitate a load until it is hovering at a distance equal to its own height.

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Canoe (solar version)

2006  · kinetic solar-powered installation

A solar-powered, outdoor variation of Canoe (2000) exhibited in northern Canada in Dawson City, Yukon, summer 2006.

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Manual

1998 - 2006  · kinetic installation

Manual is an efficiently futile machine that continuously creates and destroys. It meticulously and gradually deposits dust in a wide spiral formation, then erases it, equally methodically.

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Canoe

2000  · kinetic installation

Canoe is reminiscent of both a boat and a bridge. Draped across a 7.5 m long structure, heavy transparent film filled with water provides a channel for a paddling mechanism which tracks hypnotically along the gunwales in distantly anthropomorphic motions.

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