Swash: A Case Study

Crow, Frances and Prior, David (2003) Swash: A Case Study. Earshot, 4. pp. 17-21. ISSN 1471-4183

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This paper discusses the implications and issues that arise in carrying out a sound installation for a public art project in a commercial visitor attraction. It covers issues of visitor expectation and what role a sound installation should and can play in this context. By concentrating on the space in-between art and function we explore the real and virtual spaces that can be created through the use of technology in juxtaposition with the physical site for an installation. This paper places these issues within the context of a case study of ‘Swash’ a 24-channel permanent sound installation commissioned by Paignton Zoo for Living Coasts their new coastal habitat’s visitor attraction.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 1471-4183
Subjects: Public Exhibition
Music > Sound Art
Courses by Department: Academy of Music & Theatre Arts > Music
The Falmouth School of Art > Architecture
Depositing User: David Prior
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2018 16:00
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2018 16:00
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/3007

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