Category: Sound Installation
2022 – Ongoing | Liquid Architectures and Leaky Territories
Photo of 3d-printed printer used to make these prints.
2010 | Champlain Sound and Color
In 2010, using Maurice Benayoun’s Art Collider, Karson and Photographer Matt Larson sent digital images and sounds from Vermont’s Lake Champlain Waterfront to a live streaming exhibition at La Bellevilloise Gallery in Paris, France. Artists from Montreal, Canada; Paris, France; San Francisco, California; New York, New York, and Linz, Austria participated in the live event.
2014 | Your Attention Please! Ignore This Message
“Continuity seems lacking in a wold full of separately conceived physical entities all competing for space and attention, all without concern for what is nearby, and masked by portals, links, and signs to someplace else.” Malcolm McCullough, Ambient Commons Your Attention Please! Ignore this Message is a reflection on how our sensory field often refers to […]
2013 | The Firehouse Bell Project
The Firehouse Bell Project was included in the exhibition User Required at Burlington City Arts Center, Burlington, VT, 2013. Curated by DJ Hellerman. The Firehouse Bell Project posed two questions: Should the Firehouse Bell ring again? If so, why should it ring? Selected Participant Responses: It should ring according to the moon cycle. Ring the bell […]
2008 – 2009 |The San Francisco Foghorns are Public Art
Public art presupposes the public sphere and produces a public in relation to that concept. Unlike popular or mass art, it does not assume a preexistent generic audience to be entertained or instructed but sets out to forge a specific public by means of an aesthetic interaction. Hilde Hein, Thinking Museums Differently The foghorns of […]
2010 | Scoring the Streets of New Orleans
On New Year’s Eve 2004 I recorded while walking through the French Quarter and down Bourbon Street. The recording captured street music, music from bars and restaurants, and the boisterous crowds. The evening was welcoming in a year no one could have anticipated; in August 2005 Hurricane Katrina had a devastating impact on city of […]
2010 | Sounds of a Stone Home
Sounds of Stone Home was a site-specific sound installationthat explored the comings and goings of the creatures, people and things who have inhabited the stonequarries at Millstone Hill in Barre Town, Vermont. Installed as part of the group exhibition On the PlanetOn location at the stone quarries at Millstone Hill in Barre Town, Vermont. Presented by Studio […]
2008 |1500 Waters
The sound installation 1500 Waters was created for the group show Expanding in the Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery on the Stanford University campus. 1500 Waters is a study of abundance and scarcity. The project set out to document 1500 instances of water during the Summer of 2008. The recordings started in California on the Stanford campus during […]
2016-2018 | Calls From The Dark
Calls from the Dark is a sound installation that explores the intoxicated longings of animals and machines; it was created to be played outside at night at the edge of the woods. Originally installed for the Illuminated Forest at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont. Orb Song 3, 2018. Orb Song 2, 2018. Orb Song 1, 2018.