J u l i a n a H e r r e r o
FROM ONE CRYSTALLON TO THE PAMPIA
Suspended installation over reflective board with tonal layer;
Steel cable, little stones, tread, micro speakers, anthracite and white coloured wood boards, acryl glass
Sound in loop – composition using metallic sound of materials dissected from the process of weaving the nets
Size (220cm x 160cm x 340cm)
Ausstellungsansicht, © Eva Kelety | Bildrecht Wien 2017
The work embodies as corpus one of the matrixes that made up the very first work belonging to the series of Sound Floating Landscapes - Crystallons 2013, which was mute at first. From one Crystallon to the Pampia 2017 rewrites it as a specific elevated plateau registering the hidden coordinates in a plot and alluding to them as fixed points in space with little stones. It is believed that in one of the messages that the artist received via mobile telephone on may the 5th of the year of publication of this volume, a trusted author assumed from a distance - amongst a thousand of books near Berlin - that this might be where the unicorns live. The piece incorporates a tonal layer of crystalline sound aesthetics resulting from moment-by-moment dissections recorded during the process of weaving the wire-nets between the years 2013 and 2017. The sound composition is abstract and based on the physics and acoustics of the materials relating to the work itself.
///The net of public knowledge says:
„The word crystallography derives from the Greek words crystallon "cold drop, frozen drop", with its meaning extending to all solids with some degree of transparency, and graphein "to write"
„Pampia was an ancient microcontinent or terrane that collided with Rio de La Plate Craton and Rio Apas Craton during the Pampean orogeny of late Proterozoic and early Cambrian.”
In its setting in Bildraum 01 in the context of the exhibition REM the work is set in dialogue to a transpositional piece: A white Noise, the Grilles and the Sea (2016). Both works together make up a new acoustic composition that combines the crystalline noise of weaving metallic materials with chimes of nature surrounding sounds that highlight the crickets.