Site specific, acousmatic sound art installation at the Pompgemaal, Den Helder (NL). January 2015.
The building as an actor. Sounds taken from the Middle East: the old city of Jerusalem and Ramallah; Helicopters, teargas ammo, fire crackers, marketplace, traffic. Filtered through a digital process, according to the acoustic behavior of the space itself (impulse response analytics and implementation). The sound-composition is assigned to 9 speakers, specifically placed throughout the entire interior. The composition is also in sync with the choreography of the curtains, robotized with small motors.
This video is an edited impression of the 11'00" narration of Pavilion 4, taken from separate angles and moments. The sound is a stereo fold down of the original multi-tracks, mixed with the recording from the camera-microphones in the space.
The Pompgemaal is a venue for residencies for artists of the Mondriaan Fund.