West Space West Wing, Melbourne Central.
Swarm, 2011. Dimensions variable. Tape, LEDs, LED controller, movement & light sensors, electronics, 3.1 channel, audio loop, 2 channel generative audio, computer.
Swarm responded to the presence and movement of viewers to move from a passive state to a glowing aggressive crescendo of voices, quieting down again as the viewer stood still or left the room.
Swarm was one of a series of works curated by Drew Pettifer from Bus Projects for the West Wing.
Play Swarmsound sample
Technical collaboration with Tony Falla
Voice work by Samantha Bews