Sound Vessel: Forest

DysART Trail

Sound Vessel: Forest

Haliburton, Ontario K0M, Canada

Created By: Tammy Rea

Point of Interest Details

Artist: Metalgenesis: Don Dickson & Amy Doolittle

About: Synonymous with the perception of “up North” is the image of trees. They are so numerous that one takes them for granted. Solid yet pliant, they are part of our horizons and landscapes. Like a tree that is still, yet filled with life, the vessel holds sound and, like a tree, is animated and given voice by the wind. Dickson and Doolittle wanted people to pay attention to the sounds of the forest rather than just its visual beauty. Although designed as a sound sculpture it seldom gets enough wind in its location to make the musical rods in the interior of sculpture chime. You can make the chimes sound with your hand.

Materials: Corten Steel Plate, and stainless steel rods.

This point of interest is part of the tour: DysART Trail


 

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