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"Down by the Sea" 2005
Mixed media kinetic sculpture generating live video and audio feed
69" h x 84" x 24"

Ian Burns sculpture. KeepClean. 2005

[Photo: Etienne Frossard]


As the oscillating fan moves it raises and lowers the piece of blue insulation foam. A camera on the structure films this action with the backdrop of the lightbulb and plywood sheet. The end result is on screen footage of a gently rising and falling ocean at sunset. The wind from the fan creates periodic sound which becomes the sound of waves on the sand of the beach.


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