Lamp
ultraviolet bug light, anti-insect yellow light, steel, motor, cable
dimensions variable
Installation view, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, 2019.

Rotating lamp with counteracting wavelengths.

Instruments of Life is an investigation into our primal familiarity with technology. This installation is made up of two key components. Lamp incorporates two distinctly different frequencies of light in motion: one that attracts organic life, while the other repels it. Pickup is a custom made microphone synthesizer array that detects and translates electromagnetic waves (emitted by Lamp and any electrical device in its vicinity) to sound.

Pickup

inductor, cable

dimensions variable

Installation view, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, 2019.

Electromagnetic microphone amplifying sound of electrical fields.