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Four Tales from Natural History

 
four tales from natural history
Four Tales from Natural History 2004 Four track sound installation inimitables
Artwork, image and photography © Perdita Phillips the nonhuman

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looped soundtracks 15 minutes long sound track CD edition 50/50 available $22
sound installation with wooden plinths and infrared controllers
Project: fieldwork/fieldwalking 20032006 the walkingcountry, Perth
Exhibition: Four Tales from Natural History 2004 Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
Exhibition: fieldwork/fieldwalking 2006 Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle
 

A sound installation with four identical lecterns which broadcasted sounds of animals, earthquakes, plants and fire ecologists when viewers approached. The position and control of the viewer as the authoritative speaker at a lectern was challenged, playing with and destabilising the classical hierarchy of nature.

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Fremantle

Installation at The Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, 2006 as part of fieldwork/fieldwalking.