C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Chernyshkov, Alexander: smart smooth surface 



Basic information



  • Program notes: 

    Each moment is by definition extraordinary. It is only our awareness which is less or more ready to perceive it. And now, while reading these lines and deciding whether stop here or go until the end, your time and reality's perception is flowing differently and you are hoping in an extraordinariness of this text. Please, make an effort and
    don't read further, just listen to the acoustic space arrrrrrrr y
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    something is resonating
    sometimes we don't. Everything I do is focus my attention on а phenomenon that interests me and transfigure it. Everyone could do it.

  • Technical specs: 

    smart smooth surface

    is a played installation, meaning that despite its static, exhibition character and the possibility for the public to move in the space, it has a beginning and an end.
    it also needs a performer to be triggered. the duration is flexible and can vary between 5 minutes and 20 minutes, depending on the space and the venue.
    the set consists of up to 8 high-voltage electromagnets (relays). the number of relays can vary between 1 and 8 and depends on the duration, the space and the venue.
    the relays has to be situated in the acoustically privileged spots of the given space.
    see the complete description for further information.



Total number of musicians: 
Non standard

Electromagnets - Relay

this electromagnetic mechanism is triggered by sending strongly amplified sine waves (100W - 200W), in precise proportions through a toroidal transformator (12V - 230V), augmenting its voltage.
this stimulates the coil to such a point that the vibration are clearly heard and the whole mechanism becomes a magnet, which produces even more vibrations in the whole body.



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