aural state (+ Sneha Solanki) (2005)
While aboard the
When audience members applied for a passport, we recorded the invisible transmissions and electromagnetc fields around them. In a realtime performance these were processed and mixed with field recordings from the ship. The resulting soundscape were stored individually as one-off magnetic tapes that can be owned, traded, given away or destroyed by the audience, creating an individual unique audio passport for each new citizen, and encouraged a micro-climate of exchange and communication.
click below to hear an extract from one of the passports -