Björn Schülke
Supersonic, 2007
Fiberglass, aluminum, wood, theremin, circuits, subwoofer, paint
16 x 32 x 16 in / 40 x 82 x 40 cm

Supersonic emits soft, low frequency sounds from a contoured and zepplin-shaped fiberglass shell that is mounted to the gallery wall. Its clinically white, streamline form houses a theremin which detects and responds to the proximity of a viewer, emitting a range of bass frequency notes. Appearing to hold sophisticated powers of celestial communication or locomotion, the sculpture simply rests in a static observant position.
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