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Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, University of Brighton and 'ANTARCTICA', Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tonsberg, 2007-10

An audio-visual installation featuring two scaled-up floor tom drums, linked together by an 11.000 year old lacustrine mud core, and being continuously 'played' when hit by cosmic rays. Inside each drum, a Geiger Counter triggers a beater to make it play each time it is struck by a cosmic ray.

On the top surface, each black drum head is filled with water, so that it ripples when the drum is invisibly struck to make a pattern similar to a rain drop.

Cosmic Rays are radioactive particles that are emitted by every star, including our sun. They travel…

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