Jul
14
2007
<em>Microphone</em>
 

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Microphone, 2007
Subsculpture 10
Vintage Shure microphones, speakers, computer, custom software
Dimensions variable
Edition of 6
Installation view at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

In Microphone, when a visitor speaks into the microphone, it reacts by playing what it has recorded from previous visitors. The effect is disconcerting, as if the technical device itself were answering and staging a dialogue.

Photo by Mario Martín

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