Dan Senn - Telelyre: Teleliar
  Year :   1994
  Location :   Canada
  Worktype :   Installation
  Materials:   Cross between a pendulum-based and shmoos-like instrument.
  Info :   Open Space, Victoria, B.C.





 
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  Work Details  
  Nylon lines continuously threaded between the chassis bar (pvc) and video monitor (amber) with weight of monitor determining string pitches. Line alternate between pendulum lines and pitched lines threading a piezo microphone (mic is adjustable creating pitch on either side). Pendulums with sails are activated by oscillating fan or manually during live performances. Accessed 7.12.06 from http://www.newsense-intermedium.com Monochrome video is an animation of stills taken off television sreen in 1985 during Oliver Norths Senate testimony. Mirror image of video over both monitors. Instruments sounds (harpsichord-like) amplified within stereo field. Oscillating fan continuous or foot-switched by patrons. (Nicholas Senn in photo)