72 beats per minute

, 2013
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HD Video, stereo sound, 01:10 minute continuous loop




Installation view photography: Claudio Abate

The sound mixes onsite recording with infrasonic recordings of magma bubbles in lava, Mt Etna. The pulses in the magma chamber (72 per minute) approximate the human equivalent. Recordings courtesy of S Vergniolle, Geological Association, London 2013




This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its art funding and advisory body.
Thanks to the British School of Rome for their support with this project.