The Sea Around Us, 2010
Tamara Reynolds The Sea Around Us, 2010 soundscape installation, headphones, mp3 player
The Sea Around Us, 2010, recording site
summer 2010
soundscape installation, headphones, mp3 player
4:00 minutes

Examines liminal states of existence within the mythic space of a tragedy at sea. The work references Rachel Carson's book by the same title, and was equally informed by the disaster occurring with the Deep-water Horizon oil spill.

Tamara Reynolds The Sea Around Us, 2010 5 channel speaker assembly
soundscape installation
5 channel speaker assembly

The initial installation utilized a convoluted exit corridor. Speakers were concealed in existing lighting and ductwork.

Tamara Reynolds The Sea Around Us, 2010 sound, headphones, MP3 player, found wood, chair.
The Sea Around Us, 2010, site 2
2010
sound, headphones, MP3 player, found wood, chair.
4:00 minutes

Participants descended into a sparsely lit 1864 New England farmhouse cellar to a solitary chair resting on a shallow built platform.
Tamara Reynolds The Sea Around Us, 2010
The Sea Around Us, 2010, recording site

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