Rebecca Kamen:  Portal  |  NeuroCantos

Portal, 2014
Portal, 2014

Portal, 2014 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

Portal, 2014
Portal, 2014

Portal, 2014 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

Portal, 2014
Portal, 2014

Portal, 2014 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

Portal, 2014
Portal, 2014

Portal, 2014 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

Portal, 2014.
Portal, 2014.

Portal, 2014 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

Portal, 2014
Portal, 2014

Portal, 2014 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

The collaborative sculpture and sound installation created in partnership with Susan Alexjander, uses sounds interpreted from motions in outer space, including sonic frequencies representing a binary pair of orbiting black holes. Click the embedded player, below, to hear Susan’s soundscape for the Portal installation (note, it starts out slowly and is low-volume):
 

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Continuum Installation Walk-through Video
Created by videographer and editor William Dempsey, this video walks the viewer through an installation including Portal and Neurocantos at GRACE in Reston, Virginia.

Creator's Statement:
 

Inspired by gravitational wave physics and Einstein’s notion of Gedankenexperiment (thought experiment), the Portal installation interprets the tracery patterns of the orbits of black holes and the outgoing gravitational wave of this event. The inclusion of the fossils references similar patterns found within micro and macro scales, and creates a visual dialogue between space-time and geological time.

 

The collaborative sculpture and sound installation created in partnership with Susan Alexjander, uses sounds interpreted from motions in outer space, including sonic frequencies representing a binary pair of orbiting black holes.