sound

Radius Grids – Electrosmog
electrosmog is concerned with themes of electromagnetism and material processes which sonify inaudible events. Using an electrosmog high frequency receiver to capture sounds produced by mobile phones, wireless phones, wifi, microwaves, and other electronic devices (between 800 MHz – 2.5 GHz). Live performance in Chicago in 2014:

0.1 GHz – 2.5 GHz
Recent work using a snuff box to capture WIFI transmission (0.1 GHz – 2.5 GHz). This is a recording of a performance that uses a radio transmitter to transmit to several radios around the audience, and mixes between the radios and the sound system at the venue:

The Acoustic Commons
I originally recorded the speakers that appear in this piece – Chief Kim Recalma-Clutesi of the Qualicum Band, Richard Day, and Arthur Manuel – at the conference “The Wars at Home, the Wars Abroad, Imperialism and the everyday” at the University of Victoria in 2005 – and appear chronologically

The sounds of Heli-jets and float planes were recorded in Victoria BC, in sites that were chosen for their relationship to Indigenous history in Victoria. Sacred sites that are now used predominantly as airports. originally micro broadcast in 2005 at the Commons Conference, and Interactive Futures.

Shore: Company 605
This piece was used in the Company 605  recent Inheritor project, which premiered at the Canada Dance Festival at the National Arts Centre in June, 2012:


Underground

Underground is a sound sculpture that takes the form of two couches inside the foyer of the Surrey Art Gallery. Inside each of the couches are small loudspeakers and tactile transducers, which convert sound into vibrations that the body can feel and touch as well as hear. The speakers and tactile transducers are playing a droning soundscape derived from recordings made in the electrical and mechanical rooms inside of the basement of the Surrey Art Gallery. You can sit on either of the two couches, which literally vibrate your body with sound, becoming louder and more tactile once you physically connect with them.