Signals from the Mountain (2016)

Collaboration with The Public Swoon

An interactive installation by The Public Swoon that digs into the failure and uncertainty of a small group of people who were absent from the 2014 Burnaby Mountain protests against Kinder Morgan. Set within the Pandora Park Field House, the installation presents a selection of fragmented, fictionalized stories of boreholes and incorrect coordinates told through songs, objects and ephemera.

The Public Swoon is: Barbara Adler, Kyla Gardiner, Robert Leveroos and Megan Stewart
Installation by Megan Stewart and Ben Wylie
Exhibition text by Barbara Adler
Audio produced by Barbara Adler, James Meger & Ten Thousand Wolves, with additional sounds & tape loops by Ben Wylie, field sounds by Paul Paroczai
Photos by Lukas Englehardt

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The Child and the Spells (2015)

Collaboration with Theater Artist Megan Stewart

An immersive installation featuring sound and objects, created by theatre artist Megan Stewart & composer Ben Wylie. Working from a specific starting point – Ravel’s opera L'Enfant et les Sortilèges – we began a process of telling and retelling the story of the opera through late-night voicemails. Following this exercise, we worked together to create a sonic world and then design the physical space in which it could exist.

Within this installation, fragments of a narrative are perceived through sound and objects – never providing the complete picture but rather opening up a space where the audience can begin to piece things together through their interactions and imaginings.


Perpetual State #3 (2014)

A sound sculpture/installation based on an organ.


Perpetual State #2 (2014)

A sound sculpture/installation based on a hurdy gurdy.