"Sound sculpture (related to sound art and sound installation) is an intermedia and time based art form in which sculpture or any kind of art object produces sound, or the reverse (in the sense that sound is manipulated in such a way as to create a sculptural as opposed to temporal form or mass). Most often sound sculpture artists were primarily either visual artists or composers, not having started out directly making sound sculpture. Cymatics and kinetic art have influenced sound sculpture. Sound sculpture is sometimes site-specific."
- Wikipedia

Being at the Biennale really inspired me to work more with the senses, other than what we visually see.  The one that sticks out to me the most is sound.  Every piece at the Biennale that had sound held my attention for a while(except for the video pieces, which I find i didn't enjoy as much as I thought I would) and the idea of working with sound is exciting to me. I would really like to create a sound sculpture, because I was so inspired by the Romanian Pavilion.  To me, sound gives the work another element of surprise, and can add dimension and meaning to a piece if effectively used.  I feel like I will make a sound sculpture at some point in my career, it is just a matter of finding the right materials, the right space, and having the right ideas.

Other well known sound sculptures(that most people have heard of) would have to be musical roads.  There are musical roads in 4 different countries, and the idea that just driving over the road creates sounds through the vibrations of your car is interesting to me.

 





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