Exhibitions & Public Programs
As the Weather Garden draws attention to atmosphere, the Weather Radio installation detects and broadcasts it. This project is a response to the challenges of representing physical space with sound. If the elemental planes are the subjects, then ether is the medium.
“Intimate and edgy vocals, vintage keys, lush guitar textures, weaving gritty bass lines, funky filtered loops, and live drum grooves combined with electronic synth and sample soundscapes. this side of north is being compared with Air, Radiohead, Björk, Cocteau Twins, Portishead, Dido, Laika, Sigur Rós, and Zero 7.”
Architects and artists invited to participate constructed temporary forms and structures of ice on the Rochester Art Center grounds. Unlike typical ice constructions that use blocks of ice to build more traditional structures, or use blocks of ice as a solid medium for carving sculpture, the constructions took advantage of two properties of water: its fluidity while in the liquid state, and its hardness in the solid or frozen state.
“Le Révélateur is a silent film. A couple and their child flee in the face of an unknown, but still considerable menace. A film with neither laughter nor mutterings. In a desolate landscape, full of humidity and hummiliation, we see the weakest of beings stage his revolt: a child.”