Organ Pipes

From Windchest to Pipes as Metaphor - a microphone travels along the insides of a church organ from the windchest where the air is produced to the pipes.

Recordings of Individual organ pipes combined as a digital evocation of the inside of a church.

sound art exhibition

The meaning machine.

Randomly activated clusters of organ pipes.

The legs of these stacked tables have been cut, hammered and welded to create organ pipes. Air is blown down the pipes from a fan inside the table tops. Each of the twelve cut legs plays a different note of the chromatic scale.

stacked tables as organ pipes

100 organ pipes

one hundred organ pipes exhibition

organ pipes exhibition

Breathing Pipes (out of phase) - combines the work for small pipes pictured with the work for thirty organ pipes pictured below

small organ pipes

thirty organ pipes

organ pipe performance

Filmed inside a two metre wooden organ pipe. The camera was moved around inside the pipe. Video effects added but the sound is unchanged. Sound may not be heard on small speakers as it is all in the low frequency range.

two large organ pipes

A microphone is moved around and between two large wooden organ pipes of slightly different lengths.

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