Site Specific Installation Art by Chris Nelson, Amy Johnquest, Christopher Willingham and Taiga Ermansons.
Artist Opening Reception October 21 from 5 -7pm at the MIFA office.
*Other Exhibit Hours by appointment only.
watch: “Trio” by Chris Nelson. Asite-specific sound installation located within the Victory Theatre, a now crumbling 1920’s vaudeville theater in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Three different gages of piano wire are stretched between two steel forms. Centered is a disc, spreading the wire apart while its clear plastic membrane helps amplify the sound. The sounds are created by three mechanical devices that “play” the wire in different ways: violin bow, copper pick, and vibrator. A hidden microphone transmits the sound vibrations into an amplifier filling the room and entire theater with the noises created….. read more