Low-tech Sound Sculpture

 

‘A Little Noise Outside of the System’ – 2018 (Sculpture/performance -Festival of Making, Bristol)

Everyday objects and musical instruments were combined to create a fully acoustic, ‘surround sound’ experience for one blindfolded listener at a time.

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photo: Ben Pryor Photography

 

‘Velophase v.2’ – 2016 (Bicycle mounted musical sculpture)

Simple mechanical movements incorporating bicycle wheels and glockenspiel keys create phased melodies based on the third section of Steve Reich’s Piano Phase composition.

 

‘Pedal Powered Audio Contraption v.1’ – 2015 (Human-powered music machine)

Prototype pedal-driven busking machine which featured a mechanical drum machine, air pumps leading to a tin whistle, a glockenspiel and other sound-producing elements.

 

‘Rough Cut Timbres’- 2012 (Interactive sound installation -Create Centre, Bristol.)

This interactive installation contained a series of simple mechanical devices which when operated, produced a variety of sounds. These sculptures combined wood-working tools, equipment and materials with reclaimed timber, found natural objects and musical instruments.

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