A Natural Romance

The Kitchen Art Gallery New York City
MUU Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Secca, Winston-Salem, NC
Convention Center, AAM Convention, New Orleans
New York Center for Architecture, NYC
Roskilde University, Roskilde, DK
Convention Center, AAM Convention, Indianapolis, IND
Heureka Science Center, Vantaa, Finland
SIGGRAPH, The Standard Hotel Downtown, LA, CA
University of Southern California, Immersive Media Lab, LA, CA
Winter Olympics, Torino 2006

8:1 Sound installation

This work explores the astonishing sounds of seduction and passion in the natural world, using wildlife recordings of matings calls and sexual activity in such creatures as bats, albatrosses, tungler frogs, asian lions, billygoats mute swans, elephants, puerto rican tree frogs, peacocks, swallows, beluga whales, capuchin birds, blue tits, cats, bees, grey lions, toads, satin bowerbirds, grey seals, hammer headed fruit bats, swallow gulls and elephant seals.

Exhibited as part of Charlie Morrow's Sound Cube—a multi-channel playback environment providing a 3D audio experience. World premieres by Olivia Block, Shelley Hirsch, Miya Masaoka, Steve McCaffrey, Charlie Morrow, Phill Niblock, Michael J. Schumacher, Scanner, Stephen Vitiello, Martyn Ware, and Pamela Z.

Produced by The Kitchen, Charles Morrow Associates Inc., and Harvestworks Digital Media Art Center; curated by Charlie Morrow, Stephen Vitiello and Christina Yang