28 October–06 December 202028 Oct–06 Dec 2020
IMA Belltower Façade
Michael Candy‘s IMA Belltower façade projection Fields combines drone footage of local Brisbane antennas with live radio signal recordings taken in the same area, exploring the invisible realm of radio through video. Most radio transmissions are digital, but can still be heard as stereo audio when scanning the airwaves. The sounds range from beeps and boops to harsh static chunks to melodic patterns of data. Candy uses a spectrograph to visualise the recorded audio, cutting it with footage of antennas near to the sample location. The resulting video is subsequently corrupted and glitched by the recorded radio data.
IMA Belltower at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts and the IMA are supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
IMA Belltower Façade Projection