The Silo at 40Hz

Joe Banks and Jonah Ginsburg

Video documentation recorded on August 1, 2021 – the last day of the installation. Headphones recommended.

‘Architecture is the simplest means of articulating time and space, of modulating reality and [of] engendering dreams’, and, perhaps paradoxically, in the silo at Shatwell, a familiar architectural form is re-purposed to create a kind of strange laboratory, within which, through the manipulation of architectural acoustics, of auditory and haptic sensations, the formal aesthetics and symbolism of pure geometry interact with (equally primal) tactile resonances and symbolism, to evoke long-forgotten reflexes, sense memories, and (arguably, to some extent) even dreams. […] – Read Joe Banks, founder of the Disinformation art project, on the installation here.

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