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  1. Palm House Transect

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    Palm House Transect (2014) is a large-scale, site-specific sound installation developed for the Greenhouse at the Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York. The piece consists of a generative sound…

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    • Swarm

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      In Swarm, an assortment of tiny electric fans are suspended across a space above a number of ultrasound sensors. As the fans spin, the motion of their blades is transduced and heard as a low rumble…

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      • Strand

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        In Strand, a video is projected onto a wall at an oblique angle to produce an image that expands from a small area of bright white to cover an entire wall. The video fades as it becomes larger and…

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        • Long Approach

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          Long Approach was filmed in the high Arctic while traveling on a schooner. One significant part of the shipboard experience was the process of slowing and moving towards anchorage at a new destination.…

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          • Night-Sea Music

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            In Night-Sea Music, many small music boxes are driven by slow electric motors attached to them via rubber cables which curl and release intermittently. The piece is titled after a John Barth story,…

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            • Standing Wave

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              Standing Wave is a kinetic sound installation that forms deeply layered and visceral patterns of sound and physical motion. In it speakers are held aloft by a set of tall, flexible, motorized poles…

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              • Albedo Prospect

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                Albedo Prospect is an installation and performance work that explores the polar imaginary using video, sound, still images, and text. Source material for the project was gathered in the Svalbard archipelago…

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                • Dry Runner

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                  Filmed at a racetrack in Northern California during testing for what turned out to be the final season of CART/Champ Car racing series, Dry Runner examines the space of the track and reflects the…

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                  • Kingdom

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                    Kingdom is a meditative, single-shot video work that that depicts a scene of figures walking across a jetty through an expanse of water. The figures, seen at a distance, are in motion between points…

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                    • Layover

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                      Layover consists of a single, hour-long shot of a commercial airliner at port awaiting attention. Around it activity comes and goes, the sky changes, and still the plane stands unattended. In this…

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                      • Zaku Zaku

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                        Audio speakers hanging from suspended pulleys broadcast the sounds of people speaking in several languages of situations either beyond their physical or psychological control. Also intermittently…

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                        • Vanishing Point

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                          Vanishing Point is a site-specific sound installation and made for the windows of the main space of the Berkeley Art Museum. It is in part a response to Robert Irwin's "Untitled" (1969),…

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