Ice Records

November 30th, 2009

Katie Paterson recorded the sound of 3 glaciers (Langjökull, Snæfellsjökull and Solheimajökull) on Iceland. She then pressed those recordings on ice record made of melt water from those glaciers. The records were played on 3 turntables and it took almost 2 hours till they were completely melted. You can listen to one here.

Ice Records by Katie Paterson

Ice Records by Katie Paterson

Ice Records by Katie Paterson

found at I’m Revolting

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  9. מאמרים Says:

    Wow! that’s brilliant!

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