SPRAWL: colony 2010

SPRAWL: colony explores the acoustical perception and symbolic communication of the honeybee in the context of Colony Collapse Disorder. Scored for horn, hand-cranked sirens, cell phone chorus, sine waves, double bass and 2010 field recordings of honeybees in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

horn
David Byrd-Marrow
bass
Kris Saebo
siren
Robert Kirkbride
+ Jonathan Ori
+ Nathan Thompson

composition / field recordings of honeybees / mix
Melissa Grey
recording engineer
Jim Briggs III

performance event for Living Concrete / Carrot City
curated by Nevin Cohen and Radhika Subramaniam
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery
Parsons The New School for Design, NYC

Publication
Cohen, N., & Subramaniam, R. (2012). Living Concrete/Carrot City: An exhibition platform as a growing medium. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. abstract

+
2011 The Stone. curated by White Out (Lin Culbertson and Tom Surgal)

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 Robert Kirkbride NYC     
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 Beehives Cape Breton    2010 
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 Jonathan Ori NYC   photo by Martin Seck 
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 Nathan Thompson NYC   photo by Martin Seck 
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 Kris Saebo NYC   photo by Martin Seck 
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 David Byrd-Marrow NYC    photo by Martin Seck 
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 Robert Kirkbride The Stone NYC 2011   photo by Cassidy Lerman