Sequel:
Table of Sounds is an updated version we created three years later and exhibited in the Window show at STARNET ZONE (Mashiko).

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Listen! mini

Kankaku Antenna exhibition at Setagaya CLICK (Tokyo, 2002)

Our contribution to the Kankaku Antenna exhibition (2002.10.10-18; curated by Trunk) held at the Setagaya CLICK (Culture & Life Information Center) “Seikatsu Kobo” was a 1/10 scale mini version of the Sound Bum exhibit presented at the Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.
With tiny speakers in hand, visitors searched a world-map table for sounds.

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The worksheet handed out at MeSci. There, sounds from 24 locations around the world were arranged on a circular carpet 16 meters in diameter, likened to a map of the world. Here, we reduced the map to 1/10 scale and presented it in the form of a table.

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By placing tiny speakers made of cardboard tubes on the tabletop map, sounds of the world can be heard. There in the palm of your hand birds start to sing, or the music of a street-corner band starts to play.

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A photo taken during production showing the inside of the paper-tube speakers.

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Visitors could also listen to “the sound of themselves” with stethoscopes in a separate corner of the gallery.

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thumbnail image Diary of A DAY

The making of A DAY, starting with a sketch made six months before opening day…

tariho20160226 Phoenix in the clouds

(in Japanese)

thumbnail image Starry Day

On a glass window, the star-filled sky spreads out before us

thumbnail image Sound Bum CD “Traveling with Sounds″

Sounds that were always there, but had escaped our awareness
2,000 JPN

thumbnail image In this time

Conveys not one minute or three, but another sense of time