Breaking the Surface

The docks, historically a lifeline for the Bridgwater economy, now lies dormant. A receptacle for the community’s burdensome clutter. This wreckage is brought back from the depths. The surface of the water gives the illusion of a materialised stage where they can be contemplated. Rusty, unable to recover their erstwhile functionality, they may be appreciated again. A formal, yet compelling, soundtrack originates from this aquatic world of metal. It is generated by samples from the artefacts played as instruments. The result resembles an industrial mix of Gamelan music and whales’ plaintive signals. Drums create a wave of vibrations, which resonates in the viewers’ bodies. The audience is captive, fascinated by this incongruous scene of suspended debris.

 

MICHAEL PINSKY STUDIO

88 Gifford Street, London, N1 0DF

00 44 (0)7859 713 853
michael@michaelpinsky.com

SOCIAL MEDIA
Mailing List
* = required field
Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Youtube
Consent to display content from Youtube
Vimeo
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google