exhibition catalogue | 100 Views MASS MoCA Massachusetts | Sol Lewitt, Roland Dahinden and others

constant motion


take a number
it will determine the number of speakers and pitches
use fifths from string instruments
each fifth sounds in various colors
every color appears in a different light
the sounds are somewhat long and soft
no more than three pitches sound simultaneously
each speaker emits a single pitch or silence
the speakers are arranged irregularly on the floor
the sounds move slowly through the space
they enable silence
use all combinations of pitch, color and motion
create a logarithm that randomly selects all parameters
all decisions are based on prime numbers
this is a sound installation


Roland Dahinden, Zug, Switzerland, 2008-7-19, looking at the lake thinking of Sol