Sympathetic Resonance



Video, 0:55 seconds
November 2018



Carl Sagan’s 1977 Golden Record was a message containing sounds and images of Earth sent out into space to be intercepted by intelligent extra-terrestrial life. Using this model, I began constructing my own message about climate change to the people of Earth. I came across the concept of sympathetic resonance, a harmonic phenomenon where a formerly passive string, or vibratory body, responds to external vibrations to which it has a harmonic likeness. In a multi-channel video using found footage, I leveraged this concept towards inspiring action on climate change.



Mark

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