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Hidden Sound Geographies
a series of related performances for solo performer, microphone, audio processors and sound system


single channel video tape mono sound, 1980


Using audio feedback from a hand held microphone, the body is guided by the goal of finding as many different notes as possible in any given room. Each room and each movement produces different tones related to the harmonic series of the feedback loop. The camera follows the body in a single take.




performer: John Gillies

sound mixer: Calvin Brown
camera operator: Johnathan Larsen

first exhibited: Video Gallery Scan, Tokyo 1982


Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art , Brisbane (Toowoomba version)

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