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Sound Fertilizer at Tiefgarage Galery, Cologne

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Permacultural installation that utilizes sound, light and living plant. Sound  Fertilizer is developing further in Cologne gallery Tiefgarage at multicultural Ebertplatz, between 22. and 26. July 2018.

Zucchini plant is positioned at the middle of the gallery, among other works. It has been planted in the straw bale at Center for Creative Solution in Croatia and after few months transported with  car over the half borders to Cologne. Cucurbita L has no known origin, some coming from USA and some from India. Its multiculturality resembles every large EU city and especially Ebertplatz where it is situated. 

Lighted with the light of 4000K enables growth and flowerin, while two recycled mobile phones play sets of freequencies created especially for that plant.

Sound Fertilizer encourages plant to grow in healthy and stable conditions, inside the gallery, speaking on more levels about the anthropocentric culture that grows on both neo liberal capitalism or social state of liberal humanism, while neither of options are furthering away from unbalanced relationship of people as subject and plants as object.

This installation makes plant a subject, as sound is artistically produced and intended for a plant. Art. in this case, is for a plant.

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August 10th, 2018 at 11:07 am

“Ecocentric” in RMZ EcoWorld, Bangalore

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After 3 weeks workshops with students of Srishti University for Art, Design and technology in Banglaore, 14.12.17. an exhibition was opened in the complex of RMZ Ecoworld in Banglaore, India’s most rapidly growing city that has devastating effect on environment. As Bangalore is known as Silicon Valley of India, its population is growing at amazing rates. RMZ IT Park, with office spaces, health activity facilities, shopping, dining, amphitheater and art gallery, promotes itself as “work-leisure sustainable environment where natural and architectural forms are symbiotically integrated using responsible planning and precise engineering”.

Ecocentric situated itself in one of the gallery pavilions as organically looking installation juxtapositioned to human designed and engineered pavilion that proudly announces its ecological concept. A small forest was introduced into the square box. that were fed by the custom frequencies from small speakers placed in the installation.

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April 27th, 2018 at 10:06 am

16 channel sound fertilizer (sound garden) @ silba art environement

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16 Channel Fertilizer (2.0) was exhibited at Silba Art Environment festival happening during July and August 2017 at small island Silba, set just off the coast of Croatia’s town of Zadar. 16CSF is upgrade on 1.0 of the same sound installation with multichannel sound installation (16) set up at Silba’s open space gallery among sculptural work of Marija Ujević Galetović. Each channel is playing one of the researched sounds or musical scores that is said to help particular aspects or plants with its vibration. Exhibition is not set for humans, but for plant world.

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August 9th, 2017 at 8:58 pm

Sound Fertilizer

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16 Channel sound Fertilizer presented at Büro für Bestimmte Dinge, Berlin, with opening talk by Kruno Jošt.

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May 24th, 2017 at 3:29 pm

close encounters

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Close Encouners is interactive sound sculpture produced in collaboration between Karl Heinz Jeron and Kruno Jošt for Potato Day of Lovinac municipality. Name of the sculpture comes from a cult movie, but now with few simple tones it is not aliens communicating to us, but potatoes.

Have a look at the production video

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS from GentleJunk on Vimeo.

 

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February 2nd, 2017 at 4:54 pm

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guidelines for possible futures VI

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August 18th, 2016 at 6:56 pm

16 channel sound fertilizer

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“16 Channels Sound Fertilizer” sound installation uses renewable energy sources to run multiple speakers that play sounds offered by various researchers. Sounds include different frequency ranges, noise generators and musical interpretations as well as sound compositions offered by French mathematician and physicist Joel Sternheimer who developed a study on protein synthesis activation. Installation inquires in an alternative to industrial agriculture and its extensive usage of pesticide and chemical fertilizers that is contributing to climate change.

http://gentlejunk.net/projects/doku.php?id=16c#channel_sound_fertilizer

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June 12th, 2016 at 3:08 pm

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