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Wave Phenomena I

fiber, wax, ink, disc diameters range between 18”-54"

Wave Phenomena II

fiber, wax, ink, 12 discs with 24" diameters

Commission for Ketchum Library, University of New England

The Wave Phenomena installations were inspired by images of sound vibrations in the book Cymatics by Hans Jenny. Jenny, a Swiss scientist, meticulously recorded sound vibrations at various frequencies made visible through the use of powders, pastes and liquids. With a particular interest in the natural phenomena of the movement of sound made visible, I have attempted to capture this vibrational matrix of sound patterns in motion as an installation of floating discs that one can view from above and below.