beds are suspended from
steel hoops, each equipped with fourteen vibrating loudspeakers. A
mechanical system of pulleys and springs links the beds and transmits
the oscillation of each bed to the others.
Lying down in
the visitor is connected to an autonomous audio-tactile system.
is a set of intimate and contrasting sensations. It produces a
reconsideration of the living body and, on a larger level, a reflection
upon sonic and tactile distortion. Thus it brings forth a desire to
explore a kind of perceptive airlock, of whether it is hearing and
touch which are somehow hesitant, or whether the matter is dual. This
duality, which perturbs the sensory organs, gives rise to an extra
aspect of perception in the body, in which a normal sense of reality is
lost to the skin and the ear and seems no longer to be fixed.
collaboration with Julien Clauss.
Dédale, Ars Numérica. This project has benefitted from the support of
the Ministry of Culture and from Ars Numérica, from HFG-Karlsruhe and