April 5, 2012

david hall: end piece

1001 tv sets (end piece) 1972 - 2012:

(choose hd)

to coincide with the end of analogue tv in the uk on april 18, this exhibition by video art pioneer david hall features the new commission '1001 tv sets (end piece)', 1972-2012. the work features 1001 cathode ray tube tv sets, of various ages, all tuned to random analogue stations which, as the signals are turned off between april 4-14 , wiil gradually change the sound in the space from a cacophony of overlapping audio to a hiss of white noise.

nice article on the piece: urban75
found at prosthetic knowledge