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Wave

Squidsoup (UK)

Location: The Riverwalk

Originally commissioned by Salisbury Cathedral as part of ‘From Darkness to Light’ (2018 –2019)

Light and sound animate a rippling tide of suspended orbs

Wave is an immersive experience; 500 autonomous points of light, 500 voices, interconnected and acting in choreographed harmony to create an otherworldly sanctuary. Each orb in the canopy is an individual sensate unit consisting of LED lights, speaker and microcomputer with movement sensor and wireless connectivity.

Squidsoup have just returned from Burning Man, a temporary city/festival in the Nevada desert (USA), where they exhibited two works, including Wave.

About Squidsoup

Squidsoup are a UK-based international collective of artists, researchers, technologists and designers working with digital and interactive media experiences. They have created artworks for the Sydney Opera House, Glastonbury Music Festival, TATE Britain and live visuals for the internationally renowned electronic musician, Four Tet.

Accessibility information

thisisdurham.com/durham-riverside-walk

Artwork description: Slow colour changing light elements with an accompanying soundtrack.

PLEASE NOTE: While you are welcome to photograph this installations for personal use, please note that the artist retains all imagery rights. Commercial use of installation photography and film is strictly prohibited.

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