sound art, augmented reality, installation, tour
Premiere: May 2010, Megapolis Audio Art Festival
The Silosphere imprints imagined landscapes onto a participant’s perception of real-time events. The piece explores ideas around the science of mediated experience, radiation, sonic projection, and electromagnetism.
The Silosphere is a personal audio and visual experience designed for one participant, who wears the device like a diving bell. A camera mounted on top of the Silosphere transmits a live video feed to the wearer and is her only visual connection to the outside world. A written description of sounds in the room is projected onto a screen in view of the wearer. This visual representation of real-world sounds (which the wearer cannot hear) further subverts her interpretation of what is actually happening.