There's Something Here From Somewhere Else
Propagation Seems Good Here Tonight
Rotating (In Four Movements)
Record Negatives (discs)
Record Negatives (audio)
installation shot, “There’s Something Here From Somewhere Else”
5.1 channel audio/projected video installation, Real-time playback programmed by Max/MSP/Jitter
“There’s Something Here From Somewhere Else” is a multi-channel sound with projected animation installed in a physical space. My sounds are field recordings of high frequency and other electromagnetic sounds captured in transit with shortwave radios and microphones. Hand-drawn Imagery is comes from collected postcards that were traditionally mailed to radio hobbyists by radio stations to verify the listener’s receipt of radio broadcast at a particular time and across a particular radio channel. These pictures of transmissions have been lifted from their geographical, nationalistic, and political references--including pictures of radio equipment, people making music, towers, maps, and national symbols--to reveal a universal language of sound graphics. Sounds, signals, and waves travel through the air and inhabit new landscapes with disregard for their origins.