Benoit Maubrey - AUDIO PEACOCKS
  Year :   2003
  Location :   Germany
  Worktype :   -
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  These wearable electronic instruments are constructed from polycarbonat plexigalss material shaped into a peacocks fan-like plumage. The plexiglass surface is equipped with 16 loudspeakers (150 watts power), amplifiers, and rechargeable 12 volt batteries. The audio-plumage is highly directional and functions like an electroacoustic radar dish -- esthetically it has much in common with the way a peacock parades itself in front of the pea-hen (the audience). An Audio Peacock can either amplify its own electronic instrument and voice or receive sounds from outside sources via transmitter/receiver and disseminate them in a space by orienting his high-tech plumage. Four Audio Peacock units can be acoustically choreographed as a mobile quadrophonic loudspeaker system.