Architecture of Song, The Intern Candleholder by The Principals and Angel Olsen For Sale
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Architecture of Song, The Intern Candleholder by The Principals and Angel Olsen

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If architecture is frozen music, as Goethe once said, what would a song by Angel Olsen look like? Musician Angel Olsen and architect Drew Seskunas have collaborated on a machine that can freeze songs into form. Melted wax is released through a digitally controlled valve onto a plate held by a robotic actuator arm, linked to sound frequencies in three of Olsen's songs. As music activates the machine's sensors, hot wax is lowered into a pool of cool water, suspending the form in response to the overlapping frequencies in the song. The resulting wax form is then sand cast in molten aluminum to create a custom architecture of song. Commissioned by Sight Unseen for Field Studies, a benefit exhibition at Sight Unseen OFFSITE 2018. Net proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to Save the Music Foundation.

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Limited Edition of 3 (sold separately) Heart-Shaped Face - 6" D x 7" W x 6" H The Intern - 4" D x 5" W x 7" H Sister - 6" D x 6" W x 11" H

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  • Creator
    The Principals (Designer),Angel Olsen (Designer)
  • Production Type
    Limited Edition
  • Production Time
    Available Now
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  • Condition
    New
  • Condition Details
    New.
  • Dimensions
    H 7 in. x W 5 in. x D 4 in.H 17.78 cm x W 12.7 cm x D 10.16 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU3713310732913
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