Blassus, May 22, 2019 – During the Basel Art Fair, Swiss fine watch brand Audemars Piguet is in Brooklyn artist Fernando Mastrange In the Audemars Piguet living room designed by Fernando Mastrangelo, a new live sound installation artwork by Norwegian artist Jana Winderen is launched. Jana Winderen’s sound installation art works lead visitors to the wonderful audio tour of the birthplace of Audemars Piguet. The work of Jana Winderen and Fernando Mastrangelo will create an immersive experience of the Swiss Jurassic Mountains for the viewer.
In addition to sound installation art works, Jana Winderen will also collaborate with the Basel Electronic Art Museum (HeK) to hold a live public performance on June 11th (Tuesday) at 10pm.
Jana Winderen collects sound in Ru Valley. Photo courtesy of the artist and Audemars Piguet
Fernando Mastrangelo is in the studio. Photo courtesy of the artist and Audemars Piguet
Winderen’s artwork amplifies the sound of the surrounding environment, connecting listeners to a fragile global ecosystem from a compassionate perspective. She has visited the forests and lakes of the Ru Valley many times, and based on this she created her latest work ‘From the Forest of Lisu to the Deep of Ru Lake’ ‘Du
Petit Risoud aux profondeurs du Lac de
Joux ‘. This work focuses on the sounds that human ears can hear and cannot perceive, ranging from 300-year-old, slow-growing spruce trees in the Risso forest to the sounds made and heard by fish in the depths of Ru Lake. The sound of Ru Valley is rich and varied. She recorded high-definition natural sound through a sound field microphone, hydrophone, and ultrasonic detector, bringing a distinctive audiovisual experience to the viewer, allowing him to directly interact with the surrounding environment, while exploring The impact of human activities on forest and land sounds.
She combined layers of sounds from Ru Gu Valley to make viewers feel as if they were in the place where Audemars Piguet grew up, with a strong sense of closeness. Jana Wunderland
Winderen) also invited the public to personally participate in the work, listening to two different sounds: the loudspeaker mixed with the live environment of the audience, and in Fernando
Mastrangelo) designed the ‘Escape Lounge’ to hear the sound through headphones.
‘From the Forest of Lisso to the Deep of Ruhu’ ‘Du Petit Risoud aux profondeurs du Lac de Joux’ shares the same meaning with the watches created by Audemars Piguet watchmakers. Jana Winderen said: ‘I’m just as obsessed with the watchmaker and focused on the details. I carefully ‘listen’ to the vitality around me and watched their interaction with the environment. This focused way of listening It makes me more and more discover the beauty around me. The watchmaker is also very sensitive to the sound. The ticking gives the watch a dynamic life. ‘
At the same time, the ‘The Vallée’ living room designed by Fernando Mastrangelo subtly echoes the natural environment of the Swiss Jurassic Mountains created by Jana Winderen’s sound works, further enhancing the infection. force. Fernando Mastrangelo draws inspiration from the birthplace of Audemars Piguet, whose design and living room debuted at the Art Basel Hong Kong show earlier this year, and will then appear at the Miami Beach show and continue to evolve and evolve. By 2020. The design element unveiled at Basel is a chandelier made of broken glass. This chandelier draws on the limestone stalactite shape of the Vallorbe cave in Switzerland and will be suspended above the watchmaker’s workbench.
Fernando Mastrangelo said: ‘I want to reflect the history of Audemars Piguet and the landscape that inspired Audemars Piguet watchmakers to create beautiful watches. For me, the focus of the living room is A trip to the Ru Valley, each journey is dotted with sculptures and furniture. Visitors will stroll through the spruce woods, admire the sunset in the Ru Valley, and experience the unique texture of the caves in Vallorbe, Switzerland. Each part consists of Crafted by hand, the materials used symbolize breathtaking views. ‘
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