07.01.11 by Jeff

Zimoun

Brilliant sound sculptures by Swiss artist Zimoun.

Prepared dc-motors cardboard boxes by Zimoun

Enjoy the videos below!


186 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes 60x60x60cm, 2010

111 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes 60x60x60cm, 2010

25 prepared dc-motors, filler wire 1.0mm, 2010













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Like it…

  • Wow. Try hitting play on all three of the videos, turning up the volume on your computer and zoning out. Sounds like a rainstorm. :)

  • I played all three videos at the same time.
    It sounded like a rainstorm.

  • hahah i love that you two both did the exact same thing without knowing the other one had

    i too have experienced the rainstorm

  • staring at just the filler wire in the third video gives the impression that a circle has been formed out of the dc-motors. the rainstorm is incredible!

  • I hear the rainstorm, too! Love it.

  • Mina

    This is really cool :)

  • I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like this before, very cool idea though. I’ve been to galleries and heard strange sounds mixed with footage on large projectors but I don’t think I’ve ever seen a ‘sound sculpture’ before. I bet it’s even better to be in the room at the same time.

  • very interesting to look at and hear – love this original concept

  • I saw/heard this installation a few months ago at the Vooruit in Ghent, Belgium, it was part of an exhibition there. I really loved it, the sound was really overwhelming, and yet the idea is so simple. it put a smile on my face :)

  • Pingback: Zimoun « Blog. | Two Times Elliott. Creative Agency. Notting Hill. +44 (0)845 519 2092()

  • Pingback: The Digest. 01.19.11. «()

  • Guest

    has anyone tried listening to all three videos at once? very cool





24.02.17 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Taylor Thomas Galloway

A selection of work by photographer Taylor Thomas Galloway. More images below.

Read More

24.02.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann

Paintings by artist Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann. More images below.

Read More

24.02.17 by Staff

Reader Submission: Stuart Snoddy

Paintings by artist Stuart Snoddy, who participated in our February Reader Submissions. See more images below.

Read More

23.02.17 by Jeff

Best of Instagram: 36 Days of Type by ROIDS

You have to follow my buddy Will Gates aka ROIDS aka @willis82 on Instagram. The things he can do with a spray can or a pencil might make your brain bleed. He’s embarking on the @36daysoftype challenge and I promise you it’ll be a nice treat in your feed over the next month. Each day Will is gonna spend 36 minutes on an upper and a lower case letter. See the first few below!

Read More

23.02.17 by Staff

Develop Film in Broad Daylight Without a Darkroom

Analog-centric photography company ars-imago has developed a handy little device that basically works like a portable darkroom! Allowing anyone to develop film anytime and anywhere, the Lab Box aims to re-introduce the joys of analog photography, making it accessible to a whole new (digital) generation. See more images and check out a short video demonstration below!

Read More