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 🙂

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  • Guest

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





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