registrato il 11/3/2012 durata 01'54''
The long tendril-like feathers of this waving creature couldnt help catching the
eyes of passers-by in Chelsea, which is probably why the thing was there, in spite
of the fact that its lovely sounds were overwhelmed by those of the traffic on the
Strangely enough, whoever put a film of this kinetic sculpture up on Vimeo
actually neglected to put the sound as well, though it is a very important component
of the work. This is a case of digitally controlled movement in which the mechanism
makes sounds that do not seem purely necessary for its functioning.
The sounds of operation have been somehow enhanced, I would guess, to add personality to the
object. Listen through to the end, where the machine gets downright orchestral.