lewis keller back to works

a collaborative installation with phil stearns for soundwalk2008 in long beach. the symbol used to indicate resistance in electronics circuits, Ω (pronounced "ohm"), encourages close listening and draws the viewer into a mesmerizing dance of tension and release. many hours of discussing the mess our planet is in, the way humans relate to the planet, the impending energy crisis, technology, geologic time, power struggles, rocks and robots - sometimes over tea and sometimes over beer - resulted in Ω. by the way, the above is an 85mb video. it may take a minute or two to load, here are some pics to look at while you wait: