Art > Preservation Figures: After Chladni

Preservation Figures: After Chladni
10' x 28" x 4"
Cotton, salt, aluminum, transducer, wire, IPad
Digital Jacquard hand woven
Duration: 50 minutes looped
Audio: 3 minute recording of a glass harmonica

A transducer is connected to a metal tray that is filled with salt. The tray has small holes drilled into the bottom and as it vibrates and makes sound, the salt sifts out over the woven form. The Cotton woven string is also saturated in salt to stiffen it, preserve it and eventually destroy it.