AquaNightFlight (Sarah Peebles)
and the “the moon-o-lator” (Rob Cruickshank) 2006
"AquaNightFlight" is a 60-90 minute live multi-channel audio performance involving
processed audio of insects via laptop, regular and under-water loud speaker(s),
and 2 mixing bowls with speaker drivers (above water). I control the audio manipulation (Max/MSP)
and the mix of discreet audio channels to the loudspeakers and speaker drivers.
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premier at Night Swim
Reverberating bowls with Chris Cammidge on the Leslie St. Spit
photos by Sarah Peebles
The Moon-o-lator - moon phase projector
The Moon-o-lator was designed to project a moon that changes phase at a set rate,
and is made from a drop-in attachment for a Sawyers/GAF projector.
flickr: squeaky bear
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Tech: Peebles provides laptop, hammerfall multiface box, 2 minidisc players, CD player, 2 kitchen-type mixing bowls, 2 roland star transducers. Venue provides loudspeakers / amp, Mackie 1202 or equivalent mixer.
Audio is derived from the following pre-recorded materials and is distriubuted as follows:
a) masses of bees in glass jugs (recorded from inside the vessels)
1. a-e, above, are manipulated and and directed through any combination of regular loudspeakers
audio sources: Sounds of bees (a. and c.) were recorded with the assistance of Frank Lindsay at Lindsay Apiaries near Wellington, New Zealand and (b.) P.O. Hellgren, Bollnas, Sweden. A. and B. above in these recordings, the bee wings vibrate against the glass and cause the containers to ring at their resonant frequencies. Cicada and other insects (f.) from Leslie Street Spit, Toronto and (d.) from Wellington, New Zealand. De-tuned shoh (mouth-organ) played by Peebles. Birds (g) recorded in Paparoa National Park (South Island West coast). All sound sources recorded by Peebles.
AquaNightFlight was created for and performed at “Night Swim” at Nuit Blanche (Toronto), September 30th 2006, 7 - 8 p.m., at Trinity Bellwoods Community Center swimming pool, 55 Crawford Street), Toronto. Night Swim installation by Christie Pearson, produced by Marcus Boon, Darren Copeland, Rob Cruickshank, Robin Dutt and co-organized by Christie Pearson. Night Swim “is a cross between a sound and light installation, a music festival and a swimming pool party which will be held from sunset till sunrise at the Trinity Bellwoods Community Centre swimming pool in Toronto on Saturday September 30, 2006....” Artists and details: http://www.thewaves.ca/nightswim
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