Bone Score (Paper Zero), 2016

Stainless steel wire, magnet wire, magnet, abaca paper, amplifier, audio player, wood
Sounds of: breathing, a whispered conversation, a timpani drum, rustling paper, a child’s laugh, a storm, thunder
26 x 22 x 125 inches

The Bone Score sculptures are functional speakers. Each contains a hand wound wire coil and a magnet integrated with other materials. An audio file is played through the coil, which excites the magnet, which activates the materials in the sculpture to vibrate, tremble and palpitate according the frequencies of the various sounds in the file.