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ST. JOHN’S SOUND ARTIST IN RESIDENCE EXPLORES NEW FRONTIERS — Oxford Today

A clockwork ticking, an unearthly whistling, a series of monster snores… The cylinders are singing.

Over each cylinder end, an elastic membrane stretches like a drumskin. A nylon wire runs from each membrane to one of three rotating motors. As the motors turn, the friction generates waves along the wires, which send vibrations running across the membranes…

‘They are like voices — it’s as if each of them is its own organism, saying hello… I want the audience to listen to these voices in conversation,’ says Greek artist Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri (right), who performs this Friday, 3 March, at the Ashmolean…

 

[image: Pe Lang]

Sound artist MAIN

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