Sound Wave, 2007

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Jean Shin

Sound Wave, 2007

Melted 78 rpm records on

wooden armature

5.2 ft h x 12 ft w x 12 ft d

Installation at Museum of Arts & Design, New York, 2008

5.2 ft h x 7.7 ft w x 8.8 ft d

Installation at Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, 2007

Records were melted and sculpted to form a cascading wave, dotted with bursts of colorful labels. The resulting structure speaks to the inevitable waves of technology that render each successive generation of recordable media obsolete. The piece also aims to physically manifest the ephemerality of music as well as one man’s musical tastes, as represented by his personal record collection.

image of artwork

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About hobo hippie

Hi I am an old hippie, a "beat" poet and novelist, and digital artist. I was co -editor and publisher of "Alpha Beat Press" alpha beat soup, bouillabaisse and cokefish and cokefishing in alpha beat soup with my late husband Dave Christy. My novel "eeenie meenie minee moe is for sale on amazon books. my other blogs are http://tilliespuncturedromance.wordpress.com about humor and the weird. The blog is named after a Charlie Chaplin movie. https://concretebologna.wordpress.com a blog about world art.

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