Listening Post

Made:
2005 in New York
maker:
Ben Rubin
and
Mark Hansen
'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece 'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece 'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece 'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece 'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece

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'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

'Listening Post' is a collaboration by sound artist Ben Rubin and statistician and artist Mark Hansen.  The piece
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Audio visual art installation (he. 5.9m x wid. 3.7m x dep. 0.79m), titled ‘Listening Post’ by Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin installed at the Science Museum, London, 2008. The artwork immerses the audience in computer-synthesised text, voice and other audio fragments sampled from the internet. Hardware includes screen modules, support beam, connective wiring, 8 audio speakers plus one subwoofer, control system (computers, audio equipment and networking accessories with spares) and a selection of software for installation and operation. The artwork immerses the audience in computer-synthesised text, voice and other audio fragments sampled from the internet. The hardware includes screen modules, support beam, connective wiring, 8 audio speakers plus one subwoofer, control system (computers, audio equipment and networking accessories with spares) and a selection of software for installation and operation.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2014-47
type:
artwork
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin, 2005