Walls was produced as part of Hallwalls’ Artist in Residency Program (HARP)
Two of Hallwalls’ moveable walls have been reduced to approximately 1:5 scale and then re-imagined as machines. In the scale model version, one wall now turns a full 360? and plays a hip-hop record backwards. Both the record and the machine’s platform are amplified and heard through two speakers placed in proximity to the machine. The other wall, now paper, rolls back and forth via a lever-like movement. As the wall dips down, it at times bangs and at other times brushes amplified strings. The sound from this machine is heard from 2 other speakers, also placed proximally.
2012 Hallwalls Contemporary Art Centre (Buffalo, United States)
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