Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Audiothecary (Phoenix, 2003)
On Feb 22 2003 a question was asked in Phoenix. Just what is the psychical weight of sound? The answer to this question probably has little to do with measurement. In “Audiothecary”, amplified balance scales are used as a performance-based utility for finding the weight of sound. The scales’ beam with both of its two pans at either end were all wired to function as one large microphone. Any slight touch, even breathing on them, would produce a very substantial noise.