Chairs for Provocation
Medium: Performable Objects
Materials: Desk chairs, contact microphone, amplifier, speakers industrial flooring.
The Chairs for Provocation series uses found chairs with battery operated components hidden in the seats and amplifies the imperfections caused by years of wear and tear resulting in a heightened sense of auditory reality. The sounds experienced by the user are the actual sounds made by the furniture; they have been amplified in real time to draw attention to the body language of the participant. The above linked video documents the artist performing Chair for Provocation #3.