• Brass Horns Mounted in Interactive Sculptures by Steve Parker Emit Sound By Touch

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    “Ghost Box” (2018). All images © Steve Parker
    Artist and musician Steve Parker 's latest interactive projects invite viewers to feel the music⁠-literally. Activated by touch, “ Ghost Box ” plays randomized audio segments on a loop, including the ticks of Morse Code, the chorus of spirituals, and the blows of the shofar and Iron Age Celtic carnyx. Each time someone makes contact with a part of the wall sculpture, a new noise emits. Inspired by WWII era short wave radio, the mounted piece is constructed from a mix of salvaged brass, tactical maps, paper musical scores, wires, map pins...
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