[the last transmission]
site specific installation for the Bluecoat gallery, Liverpool, Dec 5th 2009 - Jan 17th 2010
In Liverpool, on the 1st December 2009 the analogue TV signal was turned off at midnight.
- Edition of 40 artist multiples -
24 hour Audiofile Album housed in TV remote control
1000 x MP3's on an exposed USB circuit board
gift wrapped in a TV listings page
> Play back in shuffle mode on the move <
Released by ::Room40:: [Australia] August 2011
Exclusive distribution by ::Room40:: [Australia] sold out, Boomkat [UK] sold out, Experimedia [US] sold out
An edition of 7 signed copies available from the audiOh! Kiosk - gift wrapped in TV listiings pages.
Boomkat say : "we've had some pretty interesting formats here over the years, but this one is just in a league of its own"
DIGITAL DOWNLOAD EDITION
Photo Essay of the Exhibition
Recording the 5 x 24hr audio tracks in the appartments next to the gallery
Making of the installation soundtrack
Each 24hr soundfile was processed by chopping it up into 1000's of small sections by hand by the volunteer Bluecoat team.
Each of the TV's presented in their cabinets
24hrs of BBC1 cut ups
24hrs of BBC2 cut ups
24hrs of ITV cut ups
24 hrs of Channel Four cut ups
24 hrs of Channel 5 cut ups
Download project pages from the catalogue below
National Portrait forms part of the Retrospective exhibition 'Janek Schaefer : Sound Art'
5th Dec 2009 to 17th jan 2010 : More info and catalogue available here