Installation insight, York 2009. (c) Marinos Koutsomichalis.

domestic appliances project #1 (York, 2009)

The first of a series of sound installations dedicated to the exploration of everyday domestic equipment.  Using a variety of carefully selected and placed transducers, sounds from a domestic freezer are amplified and projected into the A.S. Rymer auditorium expanding the machine and enacting an immersive sonorous geography for the audience to interact with.

Watch a video document here.

Technical Specifications

Domestic freezer, custom-made contact microphones and induction coils, condenser microphone, mixing desk, 5 genelec 1037C loudspeakers, geneleck 7060A subwoofer, amplification, cables.

Dimensions

Site-specific: dimensions of the AS Rymer Auditorium.

Exhibitions

AS Rymer Auditorium (York, 2009).

Acknowledgements

Music Research Centre, Tony Myatt, Dave Malham.

A.S. Rymer Auditorium, Heslington 2009. (c) Marinos Koutsomichalis.

Domestic Freezer – A.S. Rymer Auditorium, Heslington 2009. (c) Marinos Koutsomichalis.

Connections. A.S. Rymer Auditorium, Heslington 2009. (c) Marinos Koutsomichalis.