Category Research

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 […]

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 […]

Solar Cell + Attempt 2

Attempt two was much more successful! After knowing what exactly went wrong I kind of just came across the code I needed on the Arduino website. It was good for me to take a step back and look at what went wrong and then re-attempt the experiment.         This is the code […]

Katie Paterson – Future Library (2014 – 2114)

The Future Library is a project designed by artist Katie Paterson. What I think is so interesting about Katies work is that she is able to condense such large concepts about space and time within her art to make them simple to see and understand. The forest is based in Nordmarka, a forest region north […]

Where to Next

Although the installation is now ‘over’, it is important for me that the energy still keeps going with this project. There are opportunities out there that I now need to start applying to with this piece of work – or at least keep working with the concept and seeing how else the project can unfold. […]

(Un)Heard Installation Presentation

Mira Calix – ‘Nothing is Set in Stone’

I have been doing some re-reading of past research I have done as well as new research for the essay that I am writing.  One of the pieces that I am writing about in essay is a piece by Mira Calix titled ‘Nothing Is Set I Stone’. Mira Calix is big influence on me and […]

How I See Design Thinking

Sometimes when I think about Design Thinking I get quite stressed out about what it actually is. I understand it is a tool to make a product better?A  the moment there is so much information that I am taking in that the simple things are harder for me to understand… Nevertheless, I am going to […]

Leah Barkley Talk: Acoustic Ecology In Action

Holly Herndon

  http://hollyherndon.com/ Holly Herndon is an American composer and sound artist based in San Fransisco. Her music is predominantly computer based and uses MAX MSP to create instruments and vocal processors. I am really interested in the way the in which she composes her music with vocal editing and and the use of experimental sounds. […]