Author Archives: Teddy Hunter

Ancient Fossilised Forest

385Million year old fossilised forest found in Cairo, New York. The root system has been fossilised in the fossil soil – that is also known as paleosol. I think this is really fascinating to see how plants root systems have developed and how they have left their imprint in the environment. Natural environmental art. I […]

What to do if MAX for Live keeps crashing

It seems to be a common problem for max to crash in Ableton. All you need to do is reset Max. These are the steps to take if you need to do this: Go to finder click ‘GO’ on tool bar hold down ‘alt’ and select Library go to ‘Application Support’ Move ‘Cycling 74’ to […]

Studio weekend 2

This weekends mission was to try and ‘hack’ an E4L MAX patch. My aim was the make the sound more reverberant and large in the space the longer you hold on to the plant. First of all I needed to figure out how to make the counter object reset then I can use this to […]

Initial Installation thoughts

Room plant drone/hum gets a bit irritating/boring Either rethink this idea or rework it somehow – edit sound in some way. Rerecord all vocal stuff to be more clear think about plant placement in room – If a plant is at the centre which direction is it coming from – sketch it out – refer […]

New Speakers

  NEW SPEAKERS! I have decided that for me to really take myself seriously as an audio visual artist working in spatial sound that I really need to invest in my own equipment to allow me to carry on what I am doing after university. This really means the resources that I will have access […]

Project Gantt Chart

This is a Gantt chart I made for this project. It keeps changing a little bit but there are some small targets that I have made for my self. I have found that personal targets and aims are good for me to make sure that there is time for thinking (as I think alot) and […]

Project Proposal

As an Ecological Sound Artist, the relationship that we have with our environment and living objects within it are the main elements that influence my practice. Within the natural world, living organisms have their own neural network systems – it is how we can tap into these unknown neural networks to understand them through the […]

Sector Mapping + Ecological Sound Artist

I’ve done a bit of work on sector mapping in the past but I still don’t think I have fully engaged with target audience as such. I have recently understood my arts practice as being within the Ecological Sound Art sector. This may not necessarily be a standalone field in it’s own right but I […]

Earthworks

The definition of Earthworks: Earthworks are engineering works created through the processing of parts of the earth’s surface involving quantities of soil or unformed rock. Land art is also commonly knows as Earthwork, Environmental art, or Earth Art. It is an art movement that emerged from the 1960’s. Possibly one of the most famous earthworks […]

Ólafur Elíassson

Ólafur Elíasson is a light installation artist. I think what is really interesting about him  and his work is how he looks at space and how he looks the relationship between the audience and the artwork to understand what kind of questions they will ask themselves when they are with the work. The pieces that […]