Terra Nova Ice

Exhibition


Locke, C. Terra Nova Ice.
CreatorsLocke, C.
Description

Terra Nova Ice is a new single screen short film made in connection to Caroline Locke's 'Performing Data' research funded by the Arts Council. The wider projects explore and develop possibilities, using various forms of physical and environmental data in order to control and activate sculptural works. The sculptures become part of a series of live performances, installations and films. Terre Nova Ice uses data in connection to climate change and impacts by connecting people through interdisciplinary art practices to the Earth. The Terre Ice Chandelier uses the rate of Arctic sea ice melting recorded by The Scott Polar Research Institute to control a dimmer unit which brightens and dims the light given off by the ice chandelier. The heat from the light melts the ice over time and the dripping water falls onto a hotplate below to creating a sizzling sound as the water evaporates. Caroline finds ways to use new technologies to control or operate mechanisms and sculptural elements. The work was filmed in slow motion (160fps) using University of Derby's specialist Sony F5 Camera and a 4 screen video installation has been developed. The film was shown as part of Primary’s ‘Residents Series’, a programme of events and activity showcasing and platforming work by Primary’s resident and member community which includes over 60 artists, makers, musicians, curators, and creatives at all stages in their careers, working across all media.

Contributors
ArtistLocke, C.
KeywordsKinetic sculpture; Climate Science; Performing Data; Science and Art; Sound Sculpture; Video Installation; Ice
Exhibition titleVideo Materials
Web address (URL)https://www.weareprimary.org/projects-archive/video-materials
FunderArts Council England (ACE)
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Caroline Locke
Media type
Video
License
All rights reserved
File Access Level
Open
Publication process dates
Deposited20 Nov 2023
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