Ariadna/Homo 1

Ariadna/Homo 1 is a human sound experience that uses piezoelectric crystals as microphones, placed in various locations throughout the gallery. It is influenced by the corolla spider’s foraging behavior.

 

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Learn more about the corolla spider in this video. 

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Corolla spiders surround their burrows with quartz crystals. The piezoelectric properties of quartz transfer sound from the stones to the spiders inside. This installation uses piezoelectric crystals as microphones; the sounds play from these speakers.