Telelyre: Teleliar (1994) by Dan Senn | See video (10:04) | The Installation Cross between a pendulum-based and shmoos-like instrument. Nylon lines continuously threaded between the chassis bar (pvc) and video monitor (amber) with weight of monitor determining string pitches. Line alternate between pendulum lines and pitched lines threading a piezo microphone (mic is adjustable creating pitch on either side). Pendulums with sails are activated by oscillating fan or manually during live performances. Monochrome video is an animation of stills taken off television sreen in 1985 during Oliver North's Senate testimony. Mirror image of video over both monitors. Instruments sounds (harpsichord-like) amplified within stereo field. Oscillating fan continuous or foot-switched by patrons. The Video This video, edited in-camera, was made from slides taken off the television in 1985 during Colonel North's Senate testimony in the United States Congress. The slides were projected from two projectors and the dissolves videotaped. (Nicholas Senn in photo) | MAIN INDEX