breath, installation, outdoor, sensors

Try to Turn the Wind

Soft wind sounds are diffused by two speakers. With the help of your breath you can change the weather: by blowing against the black anemometer the wind turns. If the human breath results in a change in the weather conditions can be heard and felt through the speakers. Depending on the weather conditions you can trigger different sounds using your breath: soft winds, coal mining, speeches of politicians and emergency sirens. In an artificial interaction between sound and air an impression is given of how human action can cause big changes and lead to an unstable system: a small-scale climate change simulation. This installation is a follow-up version from my installation Erster Versuch den Wind zu drehen. It was first shown at the Proximity Music curated by iii at Rewire in The Hague in 2021.