Sound

Whale Walk

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Custom made stand alone headphones with audio player. ‘Whale’ (2015) is a sound walk using remote sounds from the ocean as a guide. Different ‘voices’ speak from the ocean into your ear: humpback whales, blue whales, and narwhals. The decontextualized, displaced animal sound becomes the agent, the guide, the voice of knowledge outside and beyond […]

Eagle

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floor to ceiling video wall projection, two-channel sound, 5 color still images, wall drawn text I am a hermit. I inhabit an eyrie. I look down on the resting eagles. I fly with them. There is no sense of time in this journey. Just the gliding of wings through air and the motion of water. […]

Mississippi Tornado

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Mississippi Tornado (2012/14) combines a field recording of the sound of WWII warning sirens used to signal an approaching tornado in Memphis, with a wall drawing of the overlapping natural and political border made by the changing route of the river through the Mississippi Delta. First exhibited in ‘Listening to the Distance’ Woodbury Art Museum, […]

You Me Swim Blackbird

        You Me Swim Blackbird creates an awareness of one’s own lived time through sound. It presents the sounds of internal memories of growth and external markers of life: the pulsating rhythms of a mother and her unborn baby’s heartbeats, the bubbling bursting sounds of breathing while swimming, and the periodic bursts of […]

Taking Soundings

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anchor 900 x 1390Navigations, journeys, maps, coastlines of sound.  3 Prints and electronic sound, (9 tracks total playing time 15 minutes) These images exist on the edge between a score and a map, line and sound, an event and a recording. Produced from satellite data collected by GPS of travels at sea and along coastlines, […]