Macro/Microcosmic audio & Sonic maps

Here we describe the processes behind the  “The Garden of Membranes” exhibition :

Step one : Record an area rainforest 1 km2  using this technique:


Step two : Place tiny speakers in exactly the same relative  positions in a bonsai forest :










Step 3 Now you have a miniturised rainforest soundscape in your bonsai forest – have fun by combining the tiny sounds with the larger ones around the room. Have a map of the rainforest in the bonsai forest and in a larger version around the room so you can walk across the soundscape of 1km of rainforest by walking across the room:

Step 4: Exhibition