This installation was part of a series of sound works in the gardens, curated by Carsten Seiffarth. It consisted of three wooden rafts, floating on the canal of an 18th century formal garden. Each raft held four wind harps, made of wood with gut strings. The strings were remarkably sensitive to the movements of the […]
Video by Max Eastley The installation, installed in the grounds of Oxford Brookes University, was a two metre length of brass sheet suspended by a rope system in a pine tree approximately twelve metres above ground. Photo by Max Eastley
Two Aeolian installations were erected in the Botanical Gardens, Riga, as part of the Skanu Festival.
Four Aeolian Harps were erected on top of the gallery roof and the sounds produced were projected (and amplified) into the four corners of the darkened gallery beneath. The installation ran for two weeks for the duration of the Music 21 Festival.
In 2014 Max Eastley was Bonn City sound artist. He built three Aeolian installations in the Botanical Gardens, Bonn, which were exhibited from 14th June – 31st October 2014. One installation consisted of Aeolian harps mounted on two rafts floating on a lake in the gardens. The sound of the harps was amplified and projected from […]
Max Eastley’s July – Sep installation in the Water Tower (Wasserturm) in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin. Filmed by Max Eastley, edited by Ivan Eastley.
Inspired by Max Eastley’s Aeolian researches, Audible Forces was a touring exhibition organised by a collaboration between Oxford Contemporary Music, The Sonic Arts Research Unit at Oxford Brookes University and Without Walls. This was an outdoor exhibition of seven artists who all created artworks using the wind to produce sound. The exhibition toured for two […]
This was a prototype, shown at Audiograft 2013, for a design to be used at a large national touring exhibition (Audible Forces) that started that same year.
A recording of David Toop & Max Eastley opening dialogue between sound theorists, practitioners and ethnomusicologists on 24/11/2012.
A broadcast from a temporary radio station in Writtle, Essex, which streamed aeolian harps to the surrounding area by FM and worldwide online.