Red Line Border

Stretching, bending and disappearing of the red laser line is caused by the vibration of the sound transferred into the water aluminium bowl. The every gentle vibration of water sound waves is immediately reflected by the laser line beam and is projected on the opposite wall. The balance is the keyword… The sounds are made from abstract granularized fragments of the politicians’ and state leaders’ speeches. Each word affects the transformation of the red line. Sometimes it seems that no concrete line exists, sometimes its clear and stable. This installation symbolically deals with the relativity, objectivity and complexity. Suchánek is using his own developed cymatic system. The perceived sound composition is made exactly for this symbolic laboratorium. Picture is strictly analog, the sound strictly digital. Dialogue begins. Hopefully…

Catalogue text by National Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow


Jiří Suchánek