Sonic wonderland

May 5, 2020 | Blog, Research, Sculpture, Sound

After carving a few lime stone spheres I am thinking about what determines their forms and to be honest I am quite confused.

On the one hand I am trying to follow my instinct rather than research the physics of sound on the other hand I have a very limited understanding of the complexity of this material.

Trevor Cox’s book ‘sonic wonderland’ is a brilliant resource on sound ‘behaviour’ and its importance and influence spanning from cave life to today. This morning I read something that inspired me, something fell into place something I can relate and transfer it into my work, giving me a sense of sound inside a sphere, based on the movement of sound inside radomes.

 

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