Snaefellsnes, 2008

© Courtesy of the artist

Multi-channel audio work encoded for 47 channel The Morning Line Sound System
32 min
Commissioned by Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary

Recorded on location in Iceland, this composition, which resonates throughout the structure of The Morning Line, captures the atmosphere, mystery, and elemental forces of the remote Snᴂfellsnes Peninsula, home to the Snᴂfellsjökull volcano. The audience is invited to enter and browse within this unique acoustic landscape, which was recorded in surround sound at the time of the midnight sun, before being drawn up the mountainside into the crater and transported toward the center of the earth. – the artist

*1952 in Sheffield, United Kingdom
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