Sunday, August 26, 2012

Jeroen Diepenmaat

Pour des dents d'un blanc éclatant et saines, 2005
record players, birds, metal

Stuffed birds produce sounds on eight record players, their beaks functioning as the pick-up needles. The sound they produce is that of the birds themselves: birdsong recorded on records. In this installation the mediated sound – recorded through a technical medium – is again returned to nature. Only the nature has lost all its naturalness; the birds are no longer alive. Nevertheless, they appear to live, producing the same sounds they once did, seeming to communicate with one another in a vital manner. In this installation the source of the sound is revealed visually – and somewhat disaffectingly.


Jeroen Diepenmaat is a visual (audio) artist/musician with a pronounced partiality for vinyl and its adaptation, lives and works in Deventer (NL)
Project in collaboration with Hans Diepenmaat

More at: \ \ The Record
Photos by Mediateletipos

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