E A R S I D E O U T
Composition from audio recordings of tones generated by the human ear. 12 speakers, steel wire, and speaker cable. 35 minutes. First exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark, 2015
Earside Out portrays spontaneous otoacoustic emissions – mysterious and complex tonal clusters, here recorded in the ears of 30 arbitrary people. The tones from each individual ear are spread across 12 speakers attached to thin steel wires and suspended between the floor and the ceiling, forming a three-dimensional spiral.
The installation resembles the cochlea of the inner ear from where the tones originally derive